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Registered Participants Episcopal Conference Working Group

Registered Participants Episcopal Conference Working Group Consultation on Supporting the Church in the Holy Land

Registered Participants

Episcopal Conference Working Group Consultation
on Supporting the Church in the Holy Land

Jerusalem
January 21-24, 2001

CANADA

Head of Delegation
Bishop Jacques Berthelet, C.S.V., President, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Member
Monsignor Peter Shonenbach, General Secretary, CCCB (Contact Person)

ENGLAND AND WALES

Head of Delegation
Bishop Patrick A. Kelly, Chairman, Committee on International Affairs, Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales

Members
Father Frank Turner, S.J., Associate General Secretary for International Affairs, CBCEW, (Co-secretary of the Consultation; Contact person)
Dr. David Ryall, Department of International Affairs, CBCEW, (Staff of the Consultation)

GERMANY

Head of Delegation
Bishop Manfred Melzer, Auxiliary Bishop of Koln

Members
Mr. Ulrich Poner, Director of the Department for International Church Affairs and Migration, German Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Members
Mr. Hemann-Josef Grossimlinghaus, Executive Director Commission for International Church Affairs, German Catholic Bishops’ Conference (Contact Person)

ITALY

Head of Delegation
Bishop Giuseppe Merisi, Auxiliary Bishop of Milan

Members
Bishop Rodolfo Cetoloni, Bishop of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza
Monsignor Giuseppe Vacchelli, Subsecretary of the Italian Episcopal Conference, Contact
Monsignor Luisi Testore, Episcopal Vicar Archdiocese of Milan

SWITZERLAND

Head of Delegation
Bishop Pierre Buecher, Auxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Head of Delegation
Bishop Wilton Gregory, President, United States Conference of  Catholic Bishops

Members
Monsignor William Fay, General Secretary, USCCB
Father Drew Christiansen, S.J., Counselor for International Affairs, USCCB, (Secretary of the Consultation; Contact person)

COMECE

Head of Delegation
Bishop William Kenney, Auxiliary Bishop of Stockholm Sweden

CCEE

Head of Delegation
Bishop Patrick A. Kelly, Chairman, Committee on International Affairs, CBCEW


Observers

Caritas Internationalis, Mr. Duncan McLaren, General Secretary, Caritas Internationalis

Mme. Claudette Habasch, President, Caritas Middle East

Catholic Relief ServicesBishop Anthony O’Connell, Bishop of Palm Beach, Fla., Member of the Board

Father William Headley, C.S.Sp., Deputy Executive Director for Policy (To be confirmed)

Conference of Major Superiors Fr. Canice Connors, O.F.M. Conv., of Men’s Institute’s (USA)President, CMSM

Fr. Stan DeBoe, SSST, Director Office of Justice and Peace, CMSM, (Staff of the Consultation)

Holy Land Christian Ecumenical FoundationMr. Rateb Rabie, KHS, President

Dr. Robert Younes, Member of the Board

Knights of the Holy SepulchreDr. Michael Whelan, KCGHS, Lieutenancy of England and WalesLieutenant

(TOTAL: 27)

Including:
Members of the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land

His Beatitude Patriarch Michel Sabbah: Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
His Excellency Msgr. Boutors Muallem, Greek Catholic Patriarchal Vicar of Haifa
His Excellency Msgr George El-Murr, Greek Catholic Patriarchal Vicar of Jordan (Absent)
His Excellency Msgr. Salim Sayegh, Latin Patriarchal Vicar of Jordan
His Excellency Msgr. Boulos Marcuzzo, Latin Patriarchal Vicar of Israel
His Excellency Msgr. Kamal Bathish, Latin Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem
Rev. Fr. Jean-Baptiste Gourion, Latin Patriarchal Vicar for the Hebrew Speaking Community
Rev. Father Giovanni Battistelli: Custody of the Holy Land.
His Excellency Msgr. Paul Nabil Sayyah: Maronite Patriarchal Exarchate (Absent)
Archimandrite Mtanious Haddad: Greek Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate.
Rev. Fr. Paul Colin, Caldean Patriarchal Vicar.
Monsignor George Khazooum: Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Vicar. (Absent)
Rev. Fr. Elias Tabban: Syrian Catholic Patriarchate.
Rev. Fr. Pierre Grech, Secretary of the Assembly

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