On September 16, 2005 His Eminence Metropolitan PHILIP and His Grace Bishop ANTOUN met with the Lebanese President Emile Lahoud who earlier had addressed the General Assembly. Pictured below (l. to r.) are President Lahoud, Metropolitan PHILIP, and Bishop ANTOUN. Earlier in the week, Bishop ANTOUN represented the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of
North America at a service marking the opening of the 60th General Assembly of the United Nations held at the Church of the Holy Family in
New York City.
He was accompanied by Very Rev. Thomas Zain, Dean of St. Nicholas Cathedral in