New Metropolitan consecrated for Patriarchal Institutions in Lebanon

DAMASCUS: His Holiness the Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas consecrated Rabban Michael Aboud Shimon as the Metropolitan of Patriarchal Institutions in Lebanon on April 11, 2011. The new metropolitan will be known as Mor Chrysostomos Michael Shimon.

His Holiness was also assited by Mor Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, Archbishop of Aleppo, Mar Ostathios Matta Rohum, Bishop of Jazirah & Euphrates, Mor Justinus Boulus Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahle and Bekaa of Lebanon, Mor Philexinos Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Assistant and Director of College of Saint Ephrem the Syriac theological Seminary, Mor Clemis Daniel Khouria, Bishop of Beirut and the Director of Patriarchal institutions in Lebanon, Mar Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar in Damascus.

After the completion of the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence had lunch with everybody during this happy occasion.

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