On January 10, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Eminence, the Most Reverend Silouan, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Byblos, Batroun and Dependencies, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon.
The meeting was attended by their Eminences: Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Metropolitan of Beirut, and Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Chamoun, Patriarchal Vicar and Director of the Benevolent Patriarchal Institutions in Atchaneh.
His Eminence Silouan offered greetings to His Holiness on the occasion of Christmas and New Year. His Holiness also congratulated His Eminence for his new office as Metropolitan of Byblos and wished him successful ministry. They also discussed together general and common church matters.
Then, they visited St. Severus Church and made a tour in the Patriarchal Residence.