THE CHRISTIAN PRESENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST

COLLEGIAL PASTORAL LETTER

OF THE CATHOLIC PATRIARCHS OF THE MIDDLE EAST

CIARO/EGYPT FEBRUARAY 22, 1992

Signed by: Stephanos Ghattas 1, Patriarch of Alexandria of Catholic Copts, Maximos V Hakim, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, of Alexandria and Jerusalem, Mar Ignace Antoine II Hayek, Antiochian Patriarch of the Syrian Catholics, Mar Nasrallah-Pierre Sfeir, Patriarch of Maronite Antioch and all the East, Mar Raphail 1st Bidawid, Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, Jean-Pierre XVIII Kasparian, Patrirach of the Armenian Catholics, Michel Sabbah, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem