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His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel

Country: France

Organizations: Ecumenical Patriarchate

Expertise: Interreligious Dialogue

Focus area: Religious

Religious affiliation: Christianity

Metropolitan Elder of Chalcedon

During his service to the Church, His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel has become an advocate for peace and dialogue.

Career Summary:

  • Elected Metropolitan Elder of Chalcedon (2021)
  • Metropolitan of France, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate (election 2003)
  • President of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops of France
  • Co-President of the World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP)
  • Director of the Liaison Office of the Orthodox Church to the European Union in Brussels
  • In charge of Interreligious Dialogue with Judaism and Islam on behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate