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Seniority by Priestly Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
29 Jun 1955 Bishop Kamal Hanna BathishAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
29 Jun 1955 Patriarch Michel SabbahPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
15 Feb 1959 Patriarch Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
28 Jun 1959 Bishop Salim SayeghAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
3 Jul 1960 Archbishop Kévork Khazoumian, I.C.P.B.Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
10 Jul 1960 Archbishop Antonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
8 Aug 1965 Bishop Grégoire Pierre MelkiPatriarchal Exarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian)
29 Jun 1966 Patriarch Fouad Boutros TwalPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
1 Apr 1967 Archbishop Giuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
5 May 1967 Archbishop Joseph Jules ZereyProtosyncellus Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek)
6 Aug 1967 Archbishop Paul Nabil El-SayahCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
22 Jun 1969 Bishop Giacinto-Boulos MarcuzzoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
Most Junior
24 Jun 2006 Bishop Yaacoub Camil Afram Antoine SemaanPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian)
31 Oct 1999 Father Nersès (Joseph) ZabbaraApostolic Administrator of Baghdad (Armenian), Iraq
15 Sep 1990 Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M.Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
12 Jul 1987 Archbishop Yaser Rasmi Hanna Al-AyyashProtosyncellus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek)
24 Dec 1980 Bishop Kricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
14 Aug 1980 Archbishop Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
17 Jun 1978 Archbishop Leopoldo GirelliApostolic Nuncio to India
13 Jun 1975 Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
6 Jul 1973 Archbishop Georges Michel Bakar, Ist. del PradoProtosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
24 Jun 1973 Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian, I.C.P.B.Ordinary of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)
5 Sep 1972 Bishop William Hanna ShomaliAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}
24 Jun 1972 Archbishop Maroun Elias Nimeh LahhamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}


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