The Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East is represented at the 9th
Assembly of the World Council of Churches at Porto Alegre by a strong delegation.
The delegation includes
H.E. Mor George SalibaTheophilus,
H.E. Thomas Mor Themotheose (India),
H.E. Joseph Mor Gregoriose (India),
H.E. Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim (USA),
H.E. Mor Yousef Abd.Alahda Matti (Argentina),
H.E. Mor Severius Malka Marad (Isreal),
H.E. Mor Osthathise Matta Rohom (Syria),
Fr. George Mathew Nalunnakkal (India)
Mr. Theodore B.T. Issa (Australia),
Ms. Faten Hanna Al-Kass (Syria), and
Ms. Alya Basheer (USA).
His Holiness Ignatius Zakka 1 Iwas, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, also one of the Presidents of the Council, is not attending the Assembly for health reasons.
H.E. Mor Cyril Aphrem Carim is a member of the Central Committee and Executive Committee of WCC. Fr. George Mathew Nalunnakkal who serves the Council as Vice Moderator of WCCÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â´s Commission on World Mission and Evangelism is attending the Assembly as a Resource Person.