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Seniority by Priestly Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
29 Jun 1955 Bishop Kamal Hanna BathishAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
29 Jun 1955 Patriarch Michel SabbahPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
15 Feb 1959 Patriarch Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
28 Jun 1959 Bishop Salim SayeghAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
3 Jul 1960 Archbishop Kévork Khazoumian, I.C.P.B.Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
10 Jul 1960 Archbishop Antonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
8 Aug 1965 Bishop Grégoire Pierre MelkiPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian)
29 Jun 1966 Patriarch Fouad Boutros TwalPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
1 Apr 1967 Archbishop Giuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
5 May 1967 Archbishop Joseph Jules ZereyProtosyncellus Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek)
6 Aug 1967 Archbishop Paul Nabil El-SayahCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
22 Jun 1969 Bishop Giacinto-Boulos MarcuzzoAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
24 Jun 1972 Archbishop Ilario AntoniazziArchbishop of Tunis, Tunisia
24 Jun 1972 Archbishop Maroun Elias Nimeh LahhamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
5 Sep 1972 Bishop William Hanna ShomaliAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
24 Jun 1973 Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian, I.C.P.B.Ordinary of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)
6 Jul 1973 Archbishop Georges Michel Bakar, Ist. del PradoProtosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
13 Jun 1975 Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
17 Jun 1978 Archbishop Leopoldo GirelliApostolic Nuncio to Israel
14 Aug 1980 Archbishop Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
24 Dec 1980 Bishop Kricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
12 Jul 1987 Archbishop Yasser Hanna AyyashProtosyncellus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek)
15 Sep 1990 Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}


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