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Syrian Arab Republic

Seniority by Priestly Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
3 Jan 1954 Archbishop Abraham (Ibrahim) 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)
22 Jul 1962 Archbishop Giovanni Battista MorandiniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
7 Apr 1963 Archbishop Diego CauseroApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
24 Dec 1965 Bishop Jean Teyrouz, I.C.P.B.Bishop Emeritus of Sainte-Croix-de-Paris (Armenian), France
18 Dec 1966 Archbishop Fares MaakarounBishop Emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Brazil
5 May 1967 Archbishop Joseph Jules ZereyProtosyncellus Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
15 Apr 1968 Archbishop Jean-Clément JeanbartArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek)
15 Apr 1968 Archbishop Nicolas SawafArchbishop Emeritus of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek)
5 Apr 1969 Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B.Patriarchal Exarch of Damas (Armenian)
4 May 1969 Archbishop Gregorios Elias TabéArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian)
Most Junior
16 Jul 2005 Bishop Rami Flaviano Al-KabalanApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
31 Oct 1999 Father Nersès (Joseph) ZabbaraApostolic Administrator of Baghdad (Armenian), Iraq
24 Apr 1999 Father Georges MasriArchbishop-Elect of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek)
14 Apr 1999 Bishop George Toufik KhouryBishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Brazil
8 Sep 1998 Archbishop Elias Al-DebeiArchbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek)
16 Mar 1996 Archbishop Joseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite)
19 May 1991 Archbishop Youhanna Jihad Mtanos BattahArchbishop of Damas (Syrian)
13 Jun 1988 Bishop Antoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
29 Aug 1987 Bishop Elias Khoury SlemanBishop Emeritus of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
3 Oct 1986 Bishop Kévork Assadourian, I.C.P.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
5 Aug 1984 Archbishop Georges Salim Khawam, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek)
24 Dec 1980 Bishop Kricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt


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