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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
29 Apr 201179.8DiedSalim Ghazal, B.S. †Curial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek)
4 May 201194.7DiedJacques Georges Habib HafouriArchbishop Emeritus of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian)
20 May 201154.9Ordained BishopJihad Mtanos BattahTitular Bishop of PhaenaCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
22 May 201165.5Ordained BishopTimoteo Hikmat BeylouniTitular Bishop of SabrataApostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Syrian)
28 May 201171.3AppointedDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
71.3AppointedDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
5 Jun 201171.1ResignedMassoud MassoudBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
59.8SelectedElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
15 Jun 201166.1ConfirmedIssam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S.Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
14 Aug 201166.2InstalledIssam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S.Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
15 Sep 201178.9RetiredBoulos Nassif Borkhoche, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus
29 Dec 201184.9DiedPaul AntakiProtosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
16 Jan 201260.4ConfirmedElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
25 Feb 201260.5Ordained BishopElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
26 Feb 201260.5InstalledElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
7 Apr 201281.5DiedIgnace Moussa I (Basile) DaoudCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
16 Apr 201282.2DiedAntoine Hamid MouranyArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Maronite)
11 Jun 201281.8DiedRaymond EidArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Maronite)
22 Jun 201266.4SelectedNicolas Antiba, B.A.Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek)
23 Jun 201259.9ConfirmedJean-Abdo Arbach, B.C.Archbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek)
2 Feb 201371.7AppointedJean Teyrouz, I.C.P.B.Bishop of Sainte-Croix-de-Paris (Armenian), France
15 Apr 201365.6AppointedGeorges Abou Khazen, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Alep [Beroea, Halab]Vicar Apostolic
75.3RetiredGiuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab]Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
2 May 201367.3ConfirmedNicolas Antiba, B.A.Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek)
15 Aug 201367.6AppointedIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
67.6AppointedIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Titular Bishop of Palmyra dei Greco-MelkitiApostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
25 Aug 201367.6Ordained BishopNicolas Antiba, B.A.Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek)
27 Sep 201367.7Ordained BishopIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Titular Bishop of Palmyra dei Greco-MelkitiApostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
22 Oct 201368.3DiedThéophile Georges KassabArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian)
4 Nov 201366.2AppointedGeorges Abou Khazen, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab]
66.2AppointedGeorges Abou Khazen, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of RusadusVicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab]
11 Jan 201466.4Ordained BishopGeorges Abou Khazen, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of RusadusVicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab]
21 Jun 201465.5ConfirmedMichel Abrass, B.A.Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
21 Jul 201473.6RetiredFares MaakarounBishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
14 Mar 201554.1AppointedAntoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
63.5ResignedElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
18 Apr 201554.2Ordained BishopAntoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)

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