Patriarch John X of Antioch and all the East met with the Orthodox Metropolitans of Lebanon.
Metropolitans Elias Aude (Beirut), Elias Kfoury (Tyre and Sidon), Silouan Moussi (Mount Lebanon), Basilios Mansour (Akkar), Ephrem Kyriakos (Tripoli), Antonios El-Soury (Zahle) as well as His Grace, Bishop Constantine (Kayyal), the Abbot of the Monastery, all attended the meeting.
The Patriarch discussed with the Metropolitans, the situation in Lebanon and conducted a tour d’horizon that dealt with the living situation in Lebanon, the ways to alleviate the current crisis, and a call for overcoming obstacles, in order to form a government in the soonest possible time.
Likewise, the Patriarch put the Metropolitans in the ambiance of the day of prayer and reflection for Lebanon, which will be held in the Vatican on July 1. Pope Francis called the heads of Lebanon’s Christian communities to the summit. In this regard, the Patriarch listened to the metropolitans’ position and their propositions concerning Lebanese public affairs.
Source: Patriarchate of Antioch