On October 8th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence Archbishop Nareg Alyemezian, Armenian Orthodox Primate of the Diocese of Lebanon, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon.
His Holiness congratulated His Eminence for his new office. They discussed issues related to the dialogue between the various churches.
His Eminence Nareg invited delivered to His Holiness an invitation to take part in the celebration organized by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the for the 50th anniversary of his priestly ordination of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia.
Their Eminences: Mor Julius Abdelahad Shabo, Archbishop of Sweden and Scandinavia, Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar for the Western USA, Mor Timotheos Moussa Al-Shamani, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Mor Mattai Monastery, Mor Titus Boulos Touza, Apostolic Nuncio to the Evangelical Churches in Brazil, and Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, as well as Very Rev Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, and Very Rev. Raban Aphrem Lahdo, Assistant to the Archbishop of Sweden and Scandinavia, attended the meeting.