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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
27 Nov 1981 Patriarch Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
6 Jan 1982 Bishop Salim SayeghAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
6 Jan 1988 Patriarch Michel SabbahPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
26 Apr 1992 Archbishop Antonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
22 Jul 1992 Patriarch Fouad Boutros TwalPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
3 Jul 1993 Bishop Kamal Hanna BathishAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
3 Jul 1993 Bishop Giacinto-Boulos MarcuzzoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
7 Oct 1994 Archbishop Giuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
5 Oct 1996 Archbishop Paul Nabil El-SayahCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
9 Nov 2001 Archbishop Joseph Jules ZereyProtosyncellus Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek)
7 Apr 2002 Archbishop Kévork Khazoumian, I.C.P.B.Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
18 May 2002 Bishop Grégoire Pierre MelkiPatriarchal Exarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian)
Most Junior
15 Aug 2020 Bishop Yaacoub Camil Afram Antoine SemaanPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian)
10 Sep 2016 Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M.Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
16 Mar 2013 Archbishop Ilario AntoniazziArchbishop of Tunis, Tunisia
28 Jul 2012 Archbishop Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
16 Jul 2011 Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian, I.C.P.B.Ordinary of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)
27 May 2010 Bishop William Hanna ShomaliAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
17 Jul 2008 Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
13 Oct 2007 Archbishop Yaser Rasmi Hanna Al-AyyashProtosyncellus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek)
17 Jun 2006 Archbishop Leopoldo GirelliApostolic Nuncio to India
24 Mar 2006 Archbishop Georges Michel Bakar, Ist. del PradoProtosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
2 Oct 2005 Archbishop Maroun Elias Nimeh LahhamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
9 May 2004 Bishop Kricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt


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