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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
22 Jun 200543.1SelectedGeorge Bacouni (Bakouny)Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)
20 Oct 200543.4ConfirmedGeorge Bacouni (Bakouny)Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)
27 Nov 200543.5Ordained BishopGeorge Bacouni (Bakouny)Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)
17 Dec 200567.5AppointedPietro SambiApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
19 Dec 200548.5ResignedGeorges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
21 Jan 200668.8AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
68.8AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
68.8AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
7 Feb 200666.2SelectedElias ChacourArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus
48.6ResignedGeorges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Administrator of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
17 Feb 200666.2ConfirmedElias ChacourArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus
25 Feb 200666.2Ordained BishopElias ChacourArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus
24 Mar 200680.6AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
80.6Elevated to CardinalAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
17 Jul 200680.9InstalledAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
17 Oct 200649.3AppointedGeorges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
22 Dec 200765.6AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to AustraliaApostolic Nuncio to Israel
3 Jul 200983.9RetiredAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloArchpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus
6 Jun 201171.4SelectedPaul Nabil El-SayahCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
25 Jun 201171.5ConfirmedPaul Nabil El-SayahCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
27 Jul 201173.1DiedPietro SambiApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
16 Jun 201258.3ConfirmedMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite)
58.3ConfirmedMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem and Palestine {Gerusalemme e Palestina} (Maronite), PalestineArchbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite)
58.3ConfirmedMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Patriarchal Exarch of Jordan {Giordania} (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite)
28 Jul 201258.4Ordained BishopMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite)
18 Aug 201275.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to Israel
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio to Israel
30 Aug 201270.3AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio to Israel
27 Jan 201474.2ResignedElias ChacourArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Apostolic Administrator of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite)
21 Jun 201452.1ConfirmedGeorge Bacouni (Bakouny)Archbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)
60.3ResignedMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Apostolic Administrator of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite)
5 Aug 201452.2InstalledGeorge Bacouni (Bakouny)Archbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)

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