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2010-10-10

The Holy Father’s homily for opening mass of Synod of Bishops for Middle East


BENEDICT XVI: ANGELUS of Sunday, 10 October

Middle East synod focus is pastoral not political, says Pope

2010-10-11

REFLECTION BY THE HOLY FATHER



GREETING BY THE PRESIDENT-DELEGATE, CARD LEONARDO SANDRI, PREFECT OF THE CONGREGATION FOR THE ORIENTAL CHURCHES (VATICAN CITY)

REPORT BY THE GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS, MONS. NIKOLA ETEROVIĆ (VATICAN CITY)

REPORT BEFORE THE DISCUSSION BY THE GENERAL REPORTER, ANTONIOS NAGUIB, PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA OF THE COPTS



Report of Card. Polycarp PENGO, President of the "Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar" (S.E.C.A.M.), for Africa

Report of Card. Roger Michael MAHONY, Archbishop of Los Angeles (USA), for North America

Report of Mons. Orlando B. QUEVEDO, Secretary General of the "Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences" (F.A.B.C.), for Asia

Report of Card. Péter ERDŐ, President of the "Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae" (C.C.E.E.), for Europe

Report of Mons. John Atcherley DEW, President of the "Federation of Catholic Bishops' Conferences of Oceania" (F.C.B.C.O.), for Oceania

Report of Mons. Raymundo DAMASCENO ASSIS, President of Latin American Episcopal Council (C.E.L.AM.), for Latin America

Intervention of Mons. Elias CHACOUR, Archbishop of Akka, Acre, Ptolemaid of the Greek-Melkites (ISRAEL)

Intervention of Mons. Boutros MARAYATI, Archbishop of Alep of the Armenians (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Kyrillos WILLIAM, Bishop of Assiut, Lycopolis of the Copts (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Botros FAHIM AWAD HANNA, Titular Bishop of Mareotes, Curia Bishop of Alexandria of the Copts (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Youhannes ZAKARIA, Bishop of Luxor, Thebes of the Copts (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Clément-Joseph HANNOUCHE, Bishop of Cairo of the Syrians, Protosyncellus of the Syro-Catholic Church in Sudan (EGYPT)

Fr David Neuhaus on Jewish-Catholic dialogue in Israel

Peace and communion focus of Synod opening session

Pope urges simple faith of true wisdom as he opens Synod for Middle East


Reporting the Synod: telling the story of profound crisis and terrific opportunity

2010-10-12

Intervention of Card. Angelo SODANO, Dean of the College of Cardinals (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Card. Zenon GROCHOLEWSKI, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. 'Ad ABIKARAM, Bishop of Saint Maron of Sydney of the Maronites (AUSTRALIA)

Intervention of Mons. Louis SAKO, Archbishop of Kerkuk of the Chaldeans, Patriarchal Administrator of Sulaimaniya of the Chaldeans (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Shlemon WARDUNI, Titular Bishop of Anbar of the Chaldeans, Curia Bishop of Babylon of the Chaldeans (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Antonios Aziz MINA, Bishop of Guizeh of the Copts (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Maroun Elias LAHHAM, Bishop of Tunis (TUNIS)

Intervention of Mons. Samir NASSAR, Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Youssef BÉCHARA, Archbishop of Antelias of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Raphaël François MINASSIAN, Patriarchal Exarch of the Armenian Patriarchate of Cilicia (JERUSALEM)

Intervention of Mons. Salim SAYEGH, Patriarcal Vicar of Jerusalem of the Latins for Jordan (JERUSALEM)

Intervention of Mons. Georges BACOUNI, Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Rev. F. Mauro JÖHRI, General Minister of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (ITALY)

Intervention of Mons. Jean Benjamin SLEIMAN, Archbishop of Babylon of the Latins (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Vincent LANDEL, S.C.I. di Béth., Archbishop of Rabat (MOROCCO)

Intervention of Mons. Giorgio BERTIN, Bishop of Djibouti (DJIBOUTI)

Intervention of Archmandrite Robert L. STERN, General Secretary of the "Catholic Near East Welfare Association" (C.N.E.W.A.) (USA)

Intervention of Mons. Vartan Waldir BOGHOSSIAN, Apostolic Exarch for the faithful of the Armenian Rite living in Latin America and Mexico

Intervention of Mons. Paul Youssef MATAR, Archbishop of Beirut of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Card. Stanisław RYŁKO, President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Rev. F. Ab. Semaan ABOU ABDOU, Superior General of the Mariamite Maronite Order (USG)

Intervention of Gregorios III LAHAM, Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites, Archbishop of Damascus of the Greek-Melkites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Pierre BÜRCHER, Bishop of Reykjavïk (ICELAND)

Intervention of Mons. Joseph ARNAOUTI, Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians, Bishop Emeritus of Kamichlié of the Armenians (SYRIA)

Intervention of Card. John Patrick FOLEY, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of H. B. Fouad TWAL, Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Latins (JERUSALEM)

Intervention of Mons. François EID, Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Joseph Jules ZEREY, Titular Archbishop of Damiata of the Greek-Melkites, Auxiliary and Protosyncellus of the Patriarchate of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (JERUSALEM)

Intervention of Mons. Basile Georges CASMOUSSA, Archbishop of Mossul of the Syrians (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Antoine Nabil ANDARI, Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Maronites, Auxiliary Bishop and Syncellus for Jounieh (LEBANON)


Intervention of Mons. Ramzi GARMOU, President of the Iranian Episcopal Conference (IRAN)

Intervention of Mons. Bosco PUTHUR, Titular Bishop of Foratiana, Curia Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly of the Syro -Malabars (INDIA)

Intervention of Rev. F. Pierbattista PIZZABALLA, O.F.M., Custos of the Holy Land (JERUSALEM)

Intervention of H. B. Baselios Cleemis THOTTUNKAL, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum of the Syro-Malankars (INDIA)

Intervention of Mons. Dimitrios SALACHAS, Titular Bishop of Carcabia, Apostolic Exarch for the Catholics of Byzantine Rite living in Greece (GREECE)

Intervention of Mons. Charbel Georges MERHI, Bishop of San Charbel en Buenos Aires of the Maronites (ARGENTINA)

Intervention of Rev. F. José RODRÍGUEZ CARBALLO, General Minister of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor (ITALY)

Intervention of Mr. Harés CHÉHAB, Secretary General of the National Committee for Islamic-Christian Dialogue (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Rev. F. David NEUHAUS, Vicar of the Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Latins for the pastoral care of the Hebrew-speaking Catholics (JERUSALEM)

A road to travel together

Synod turns attention to Iraq

2010-10-13

Intervention of Rev. F. Umberto BARATO, Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Jerusalem of the Latins for Cyprus (CYPRUS)

Intervention of Mons. Béchara RAÏ, Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Gregory John MANSOUR, Bishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn of the Maronites (USA)

Intervention of H. B. Nerses Bedros XIX TARMOUNI, Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, Archbishop of Beirut of the Armenians (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Paul HINDER, Apostolic Vicar of Arabia (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)

Intervention of Mons. Nicolas SAWAF, Archbishop of Lattakieh of the Greek-Melkites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Guy-Paul NOUJAIM, Titular Bishop of Caesarea Philippi, Auxiliary Bishop and Syncellus for Sarba (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Elie Béchara HADDAD, Archbishop of Saïda of the Greek-Melkites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Rev. F. Khalil ALWAN, Secretary General of the "Conseil des Patriarches Catholiques d'Orient" (C.P.C.O.) (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Antoine AUDO, Bishop of Alep of the Chaldeans (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Berhaneyesus Demerew SOURAPHIEL, President of the Council of the Ethiopian Church, President of the Episcopal Conference (Ethiopia and Eritrea) (ETHIOPIA)

Intervention of Mons. Youssef Anis ABI-AAD, Archbishop of Alep of the Maronites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Bohdan DZYURAKH, Titular Bishop of Vagada, Curia Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč (UKRAINE)

Intervention of Mons. Virgil BERCEA, Bishop of Oradea Mare, Gran Varadino of the Romanians (ROMANIA)

Intervention of Mons. Youhanna GOLTA, Titular Bishop of Andropoli, Curia Bishop of Alexandria of the Copts (EGYPT)

The Special Guest at the Synod, Rabbi David Rosen, to the Assembly of Bishops: Christians play a disproportionate role in promoting interreligious understanding and cooperation in the country

WELCOME SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC TO A DELEGATION OF SYNODAL FATHERS VISITING THE QUIRINAL PALACE

Synod: Holy Land must not become open-air museum


Don't Let Politics Undermine Catholic-Jewish Progress

2010-10-14

GIFT FROM THE POPE TO THE PARTICIPANTS AT THE SYNOD





INTERVENTION OF SPECIAL GUEST, MR MUHAMMAD AL-SAMMAK, POLITICAL COUNCILOR FOR THE MUFTI OF LEBANON

INTERVENTION OF SPECIAL GUEST, AYATOLLAH SEYED MOSTAFA MOHAGHEGH AHMADABADI (IRAN)

Intervention of Mons. William Hanna SHOMALI, Titular Bishop of Lydda, Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem of the Latins (JERUSALEM)

Intervention of Mons. Cyrille Salim BUSTROS, Archbishop of Newton of the Greek-Melkites (USA)

Intervention of H. B. Ignace Youssif III YOUNAN, Patriarch of Antioch of the Syrians (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Thomas Christopher COLLINS, Archbishop of Toronto (CANADA)

Intervention of Mons. Claudio Maria CELLI, President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Robert Joseph SHAHEEN, Bishop of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles of the Maronites (USA)

Intervention of Mons. Jean TEYROUZ, Titular Bishop of Melitene of the Armenians, Curia Bishop of Cilicia of the Armenians (LEBANON)

Intervention of Bro. César ESSAYAN, Councillor of the General Delegation of the East and the Holy Land of the Order of Friars Minor (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Rabban AL-QAS, Bishop Amadiyah of the Chaldeans (IRAQ)


Intervention of Mons. Edgard MADI, Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo of the Maronites (BRAZIL)

Intervention of Mons. Georges BOU-JAOUDÉ, Archbishop of Tripoli of Lebanon of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Camillo BALLIN, Titular Bishop of Arna, Apostolic Vicar of Kuwait (KUWAIT)

Intervention of Mons. Sylvester Carmel MAGRO, Titular Bishop of Salde, Apostolic Administrator of the Apostolic Vicariate of Benghazi (LIBYA)

Intervention of Mons. Georges Nicolas HADDAD, Archbishop of Baniyas, Caesarea Philippi, Paneade of the Greek-Melkites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Fares MAAKAROUN, Archbishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (BRAZIL)

Intervention of Mons. Francis Némé BAÏSSARI, Titular Bishop of Arado, Auxiliary Bishop and Syncellus for Joubbé (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Francesco COCCOPALMERIO, Titular Archbishop of Celiana, President of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Paul Nabil EL-SAYAH, Archbishop of Haifa and Holy Land of the Maronites, Patriarchal Exarch of the Patriarchate of Antioch of the Maronites (ISRAEL)

Intervention of Mons. Georges KAHHALÉ ZOUHAÏRATY, Titular Bishop of Abila Lysaniae, Apostolic Exarch for the Greek-Melkite Faithful living in Venezuela (VENEZUELA)

Intervention of Mons. Ibrahim Michael IBRAHIM, Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal of the Greek-Melkites (CANADA)

Intervention of Mons. Thomas MERAM, Archbishop of Urmyā of the Chaldeans, Bishop of Salmas, Shapour of the Chaldeans (IRAN)

Intervention of Mons. Issam John DARWICH, Bishop of Saint Michael's of Sydney of the Greek-Melkites (AUSTRALIA)

Intervention of Mons. Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla BADER, Archbishop of Algiers (ALGERIA)

Intervention of Mons. Paul-Emile SAADÉ, Bishop of Batroun of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Raymond Leo BURKE, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint-Louis, Prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Card. André VINGT-TROIS, Ordinary for the faithful of the Eastern rite outside France without ordinaries of their own rite (FRANCE)

Intervention of Rev. F. Boulos TANNOURI, Superior General of the Antonine Maronite Order (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Chucrallah-Nabil HAGE, Archbishop of Tyr of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Card. Peter Kodwo Appiah TURKSON, President of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Rev. Raymond MOUSSALLI, Protosyncellus of the Patriarchate of Babylon of the Chaldeans (JORDAN)

Intervention of Mons. Edmond FARHAT, Titular Archbishop of Byblus, Apostolic Nuncio (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Youssef ABOUL EL KHER, Bishop of Sohag of the Copts (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Grégoire Pierre MELKI, Titular Bishop of Batnae of the Syrians, Patriarchal Exarch of the Patriarchate of Antioch of the Syrians (JERUSALEM)


Intervention of Mons. Paul DAHDAH, Titular Archbishop of Arae in Numidia, Apostolic Vicar of Beirut of the Latins (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Ruggero FRANCESCHINI, President of the Episcopal Conference of Turkey (TURKEY)

Intervention of Mrs. Rita MOUSSALLEM, Member of the Focolari Movement (Works of Mary) (LEBA¬NON), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Saïd A. AZER, Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity (EGYPT), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Naguib KHOUZAM, General Supervisor of the SETI Center - Caritas Egypt (EGYPT), auditor

Intervention of Rev. Sister Karima TAMER HENDY AWAD, R.B.P., Provincial Superior, Religious of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd (EGYPT), auditor

Intervention of Prof. Marco IMPAGLIAZZO, President of the Community of Sant'Egidio (ITALY), auditor

Intervention of Prof. Sobhy MAKHOUL, General Secretary, Catholic Maronite Exarchate of Jerusalem, the Territories of the Palestinian Authority and Jordan (ISRAEL), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Jacques F. EL KALLASSI, Director General of “Télé-lumière” and President of the Management Committee of “Noursat” (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Mrs. Pilar LARA ALÉN, President of the "Fundación Promoción Social de la Cultura" (SPAIN), auditor

A welcome guest

Synod: Middle East has a right to Hope


Custodian

Muslim representatives address Synod

2010-10-15

Intervention of H. Em. Makarios TILLYRIDIS, Metropolitan of Kenya (KENYA)

Intervention of H. Em. Georges KHODRE, Greek-Orthodox Metropolitan of Byblos, Botrys and Mount Lebanon (LEBANON)

Intervention of H. Em. Mar Gregoios Yohanna IBRAHIM, Metropolitan of Alep (SYRIA)

Intervention of H. Exc. Armash NALBANDIAN, Bishop of Damascus, Primate (SYRIA)

Intervention of H. Exc. Shahan SARKISSIAN, Bishop of Alep, Primate of the Armenians in Syria (SYRIA)

Intervention of H. Exc. Michael LANGRISH, Bishop of Exeter (UNITED KINGDOM)

Intervention of H. Em. Mar Gregoios Yohanna IBRAHIM, Metropolitan of Alep (SYRIA)

Intervention of H. B. Mar Gewargis SLIWA, Metropolitan of Baghdad and Iraq (IRAQ)

Intervention of Card. Jean-Louis TAURAN, President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Giacinto-Boulos MARCUZZO, Patriarcal Vicar of Jerusalem of the Latins for Israel (ISRAEL)

Intervention of Mons. Riccardo FONTANA, Archbishop of Arezzo-Cortona-San Sepolcro (ITALY)

Intervention of Mons. Joseph KHOURY, Bishop of Saint-Maron de Montréal of the Maronites (CANADA)

Intervention of Mons. Joseph KALLAS, Archbishop of Beirut and Jbeil of the Greek-Melkites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Patrick Altham KELLY, Representative of the Bishops' Conferences for International Coordination of support of the Roman Catholic Church in the Holy Land (GREAT BRITAIN)

Intervention of Mons. Thomas OSMAN, Bishop of Barentu (ERITREA)

Intervention of Archmandrite Jean FARAJ, Superior General of the Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour of the Melkites (USG)

Intervention of Mons. Giuseppe NAZZARO, Titular Bishop of Forma, Apostolic Vicar of Alep (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mr. Epiphan Bernard Z. SABELLA, Associate Professor of Sociology, Bethlehem University (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES), auditor

Intervention of Prof. Agostino BORROMEO, Governor-General of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (ITALY), auditor

Intervention of Mrs. Jocelyne KHOUEIRY, Founding member and President of the lay movement "La Libanaise-Femme di 31 May" (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Joseph Boutros FARAH, President of "Caritas Internationalis" for the Middle East and North Africa (M.O.N.A.) (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Tanios CHAHWAN, Member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, President of the National Council for the Laity in Lebanon (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Hanna ALMASSO, Member of the National Team of Leaders of the J.O.C. Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), auditor

Intervention of Mons. Michel AOUN, Episcopal Vicar of the Archieparchy of Beirut of the Maronites (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Rev. Rino ROSSI, Director of the "Domus Galileae", Corazin (ISRAEL), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Anton R. ASFAR, Council Member of the Syriac-Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem (ISRAEL), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Husam J. WAHHAB, President, Catholic Action of Bethlehem (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES), auditor

Intervention of Mrs. Anan J. LEWIS, Professor of Victorian and Modern English Poetry, English Department, University of Baghdad (IRAQ), auditor

INTERVENTION OF CARD. EMMANUEL III DELLY, PATRIARCH OF BABYLON OF THE CHALDEANS (IRAQ)

Intervention of Card. William Joseph LEVADA, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Krikor-Okosdinos COUSSA, Bishop of Alexandria of the Armenians (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Yasser AYYASH, Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia in Arabia of the Greek-Melkites (JORDAN)

Intervention of Mons. Mansour HOBEIKA, Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Chrbp. Yusuf SAĞ, Patriarchal Exarch of Antioch of the Syrians (TURKEY)

Intervention of Mons. Angelo AMATO, Titular Archbishop of Sila, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Mikaël MOURADIAN, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Clergy Institute of Bzommar (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Joseph SOUEIF, Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (CYPRUS)

Intervention of Mons. Cyril VASIL', Titular Archbishop of Ptolemais in Libya, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Joseph ABSI, Titular Archbishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites, Auxiliary Bishop and Protosyncellus of Damascus of the Greek-Melkites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Georges BAKAR, Titular Archbishop of Pelusium of the Greek-Melkites, Auxiliary Bishop and Protosyncellus of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites for Egypt and Sudan (EGYPT)

Intervention of Mons. Simon ATALLAH, Bishop of Baalbek - Deir El-Ahmar of the Maronites (LEBANON)

Intervention of Mons. Jacques ISHAQ, Titular Archbishop of Nisibi of the Chaldeans, Curia Bishop of Babylon of the Chaldeans (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Jean-Clément JEANBART, Archbishop of Alep of the Greek-Melkites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Michel ABRASS, Titular Archbishop of Myra of the Greek-Melkites, Bishop of the Patriarchal Curia of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (SYRIA)

Intervention of Mons. Kurt KOCH, Archbishop-Bishop Emeritus of Basel, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity (VATICAN CITY)

Intervention of Mons. Emmanuel DABBAGHIAN, Archbishop of Babylon of the Armenians (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Athanase Matti Shaba MATOKA, Archbishop of Babylon of the Syrians (IRAQ)

Intervention of Mons. Denys Antoine CHAHDA, Archbishop of Alep of the Syrians (SYRIA)

Basil the Great: Bishop of Caesarea

Synod: bishops warn of campaign to drive Christianity from Iraq


“Historical Responsibilities”


Iraqi Poetry Professor at Synod

2010-10-16

PRESENTATION OF THE SCHEME OF THE MESSAGE

2010-10-17

Homely of the Holy Father Benedict XVI

Synod Fathers Reflect on First Week of Deliberations, Look Forward to Second

2010-10-18

RELATIO POST DISCEPTATIONEM

Intervention of Sister Clauda Achaya NADDAF, Superior of the Convent of the Sisters of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd (SYRIA), auditor

Intervention of Rev. Sister Daniella HARROUK, Superior General of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Rev. Georges NORADOUNGUIAN, Rector, Armenian College, Rome (ITALY), auditor

Intervention of Mrs. Huda MUSHER, Director, "Caritas" (JORDAN), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Paul SAGHBINI, Hospitalier of the Lebanese Association of the Knights of Malta (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Rev. Raymond Leslie O'TOOLE, Assistant Secretary General, "Federation of Asian Bishops Conferences" (F.A.B.C.) (HONG KONG), auditor

Intervention of Rev. Sister Marie-Antoinette SAADÉ, Member of the Congregation of the Maronite Sisters of the Holy Family; Responsible for training and apprenticeship (LEBANON), auditor

Intervention of Mr. Harald SUERMANN, Director, Middle East Division, "MISSIO" (GERMANY), auditor

DELEGATION OF SYNODAL FATHERS IN VISIT TO THE ITALIAN EMBASSY TO THE HOLY SEE

2010-10-19

With the small groups, work continues behind closed doors






SPEECH OF THE ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER, FRANCO FRATTINI, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CONFERENCE AT THE CAMPIDOGLIO

Roma Capitale is promoting two major international events for the Synod of Bishops

Sustained in faith

Mainstream Media Struggles to Find Synod Story

Moving Beyond the Myths in Interfaith Relations


CONFERENCE ON THE MIDDLE EAST AT THE CAMPIDOGLIO

2010-10-20

Work continues behind closed doors





Gregory Nazianzus: born in Cappadocia

Prayerful, Practical Support on Synod sidelines

The synod in Hebrew

Summing up the synod

Apostolic Vicar of Gulf: let's listen to lay faithful!

2010-10-21

Presentation of the unified List of the Final Propositions

GIFT FROM THE POPE TO THE SYNOD FATHERS

Intervention of Archimandrite Chrysostomos KYKKOTIS (CYPRUS), Fraternal Delegate

Intervention of H. Em. Emmanuel ADAMAKIS, Metropolitan of France (FRANCE), Fraternal Delegate

Intervention of H. G. Munib YOUNAN, Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and The Holy Land, President of the World Lutheran Federation (ISRAEL), Fraternal Delegate

Intervention of Card. Lubomyr HUSAR, Major Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč (UKRAINE), “IN SCRIPTIS”

Intervention of Mons. Antonio Maria VEGLIÒ, Titular Archbishop of Eclano, President of the Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (VATICAN CITY), “IN SCRIPTIS”

Intervention of Mons. Raboula Antoine BEYLOUNI, Titular Archbishop of Mardin of the Syrians, Curia Bishop of Antioch of the Syrians (LEBANON), “IN SCRIPTIS”


Intervention of Mons. Flavien Joseph MELKI, Titular Bishop of Dara of the Syrians, Curia Bishop of Antioch of the Syrians (LEBANON), “IN SCRIPTIS”

Intervention of Mons. Mounged EL-HACHEM, Titular Archbishop of Darn, Apostolic Nuncio (LEBANON), “IN SCRIPTIS”

2010-10-22

Presentation of the Message and vote for the Post-synodal Council

MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD

Final session mulls Synod's propositions for Middle East

2010-10-23

Presentation and vote for the Final Propositions

FINAL LIST OF PROPOSITIONS

CONVIVIUM: SPEECH OF BENEDICT XVI TO THE SYNODAL FATHERS

2010-10-24

Pope Benedict XVI: Homily at Mass for the Conclusion of the Middle East Synod

BENEDICT XVI: ANGELUS DOMINI of Sunday, 24 October 2010







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