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Syrian Arab Republic

Seniority by Priestly Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
12 Apr 1952 Archbishop Pier Giacomo De NicolòApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
15 Jul 1953 Bishop Armando Bortolaso, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab]
3 Jan 1954 Archbishop Abraham Nehmé, B.C.Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek)
17 Oct 1954 Archbishop Denys Raboula Antoine BeylouniCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
15 Feb 1959 Patriarch Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek)
14 Sep 1960 Archbishop Boulos Nassif Borkhoche, S.M.S.P.Archbishop Emeritus of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek)
22 Jul 1962 Archbishop Giovanni Battista MorandiniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
7 Apr 1963 Archbishop Diego CauseroApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
18 Dec 1966 Archbishop Fares MaakarounBishop Emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 May 1967 Archbishop Joseph Jules ZereyProtosyncellus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
15 Apr 1968 Archbishop Jean-Clément JeanbartArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek)
15 Apr 1968 Archbishop Nikolaki SawafArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek)
Most Junior
16 Jul 2005 Father Rami Al-KabalanApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
16 Mar 1996 Archbishop Joseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite)
19 May 1991 Bishop Jihad Mtanos BattahCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
13 Jun 1988 Bishop Antoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
29 Aug 1987 Bishop Elias Khoury SlemanBishop Emeritus of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
11 Apr 1981 Archbishop Michel Abrass, B.A.Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
24 Dec 1980 Bishop Kricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
24 Aug 1980 Archbishop Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C.Archbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek)
17 Aug 1980 Archbishop Samir NassarArchbishop of Damas (Maronite)
11 Apr 1980 Archbishop Isidore Battikha, B.A.Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek)
5 Aug 1979 Bishop Antoine Audo, S.J.Bishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean)
15 Aug 1976 Archbishop Théophile Philippe BarakatArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian)


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