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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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 Nov 201373.8ResignedYoussef Anis Abi-Aad, Ist. del PradoArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite)Archbishop Emeritus
24 Nov 201367.9InstalledIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
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
43.9SelectedJoseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite)
18 Apr 201554.2Ordained BishopAntoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
26 Aug 201592.2DiedGeorges Abi-Saber, O.L.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada
5 Sep 201554.3AppointedKévork Assadourian, I.C.P.B.Titular Bishop of Amida degli ArmeniAuxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
54.3ConfirmedKévork Assadourian, I.C.P.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
75.6RetiredDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.6RetiredDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
1 Oct 201571.8AppointedSarkis Davidian, I.C.P.B.Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
26 Oct 201577.8DiedGiuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab]
31 Oct 201544.5ConfirmedJoseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite)
21 Nov 201554.5Ordained BishopKévork Assadourian, I.C.P.B.Titular Bishop of Amida degli ArmeniAuxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
72.0Ordained BishopSarkis Davidian, I.C.P.B.Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
25 Nov 201562.4AppointedKricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem and Amman {Gerusalemme e Amman} (Armenian), PalestineBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
7 Dec 201544.6Ordained BishopJoseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite)
15 Apr 201663.7ConfirmedThéophile Philippe BarakatArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian)
7 May 201663.8Ordained BishopThéophile Philippe BarakatArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian)
19 Nov 201670.8AppointedMario ZenariCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta CavalleggeriCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria
70.8Elevated to CardinalMario ZenariCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria

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