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2022.10.12

USA Fr. François Beyrouti was consecrated as Bishop of Newton of the Greek-Melkites (USA)

2022.10.08

Lebanon Fr. Georges Iskandar, B.S., was consecrated as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

2022.09.24

Italy Archbishop Paolo Borgia, Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon

2022.09.21

Lebanon Bishop Paul-Emile Saadé, Bishop emeritus of Batroun of the Maronites (Lebanon), passed away at 89

2022.09.20

Lebanon Bishop Tanios Khoury, Bishop emeritus of Saïdā of the Maronites (Lebanon), passed away at 92

2022.09.03

Egypt Fr. Jean-Marie Chami was consecrated as Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt), Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites and Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

2022.08.20

Lebanon Archbishop Elie Béchara Haddad, B.S., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Lebanon Fr. Georges Iskandar, B.S., was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Syria Archbishop Boutros Marayati resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria)

USA Fr. François Beyrouti was elected Bishop of Newton of the Greek-Melkites (USA)

2022.07.07

Malta Archbishop Joseph Spiteri, Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Mexico

2022.06.29

Syria Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria)

2022.06.25

Egypt Fr. Jean-Marie Chami was elected Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites, Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) and Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt)

2022.06.18

Egypt Fr. Élie Joseph Warde was consecrated as Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) and Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Lebanon Fr. Jules Boutros was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Amida of the Syriacs and Bishop of Curia of the Syriacs

Syria Fr. Joseph Abdel-Jalil Chami was consecrated as Archbishop of Hassaké–Nisibi of the Syriacs (Syria)

2022.06.04

Turkiye Fr. Léonard Melki (Youssef Habib), O.F.M. Cap., and Fr. Thomas Saleh (Geries Hanna), O.F.M. Cap., were beatified

2022.05.17

Lebanon Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian, resigned as Apostolic Administrator of East Europe of the Armenians (Armenia)

2022.05.12

Egypt Fr. Élie Joseph Warde was elected Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) and Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Lebanon Fr. Jules Boutros was elected Titular Bishop of Amida of the Syriacs and Bishop of Curia of the Syriacs

Palestine Bishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan resigned as Patriarchal Administrator of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) and Patriarchal Administrator of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Syria Fr. Joseph Abdel-Jalil Chami, Patriarchal Administrator of Hassaké–Nisibi of the Syriacs (Syria), was elected Archbishop of Hassaké–Nisibi of the Syriacs (Syria)

2022.04.25

Lebanon Msgr. Antonios Chouweifaty, L.M., Adjunct Promoter of Justice of Tribunal of the Roman Rota, was appointed as Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota

2022.03.28

Lebanon Archbishop Georges Bou-Jaoudé, C.M., Archbishop emeritus of Tripoli of the Maronites (Lebanon), passed away at 78

2022.03.04

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cesareo in Palatio, was appointed as Cardinal-Priest of S. Cesareo in Palatio pro hac vice Title

2022.02.03

Australia Bishop Joseph Hitti, Bishop emeritus of Saint Maron of Sydney of the Maronites (Australia), passed away at 96

2021.12.04

Lebanon Msgr. Abdou Yaacoub, Prelate Auditor of Tribunal of the Roman Rota, passed away at 74

2021.10.30

Canada Fr. Milad Jawish was consecrated as Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal of the Greek-Melkites (Canada)

2021.10.18

USA Bishop Manuel Batakian, I.C.P.B., Bishop emeritus of Our Lady of Nareg in New York of the Armenians (USA), passed away at 91

2021.09.23

Lebanon Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian, I.C.P.B., Titular Archbishop of Cesarea in Cappadocia of the Armenians and Ordinary of East Europe of the Armenians (Armenia), was elected Apostolic Administrator of East Europe of the Armenians (Armenia), Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon) and President of Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church

Syria Archbishop Boutros Marayati resigned as Patriarchal Administrator of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon)

2021.09.18

Canada Fr. Milad Jawish was elected Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal of the Greek-Melkites (Canada)

Lebanon Archbishop Ibrahim Michael Ibrahim, B.S., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal of the Greek-Melkites (Canada)

2021.08.21

Cyprus Archbishop Boutros Gemayel, Archbishop emeritus of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus), passed away at 89

2021.07.29

Cyprus Msgr. Selim Jean Sfeir was consecrated as Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus)

2021.06.26

Lebanon Archbishop Issam John Darwish, B.S., resigned as Archbishop of Zahleh–Furzol of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Lebanon Bishop Ibrahim Michael Ibrahim, B.S., Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal of the Greek-Melkites (Canada), was promoted as Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal of the Greek-Melkites (Canada) and Archbishop of Zahleh–Furzol of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

2021.06.19

Cyprus Msgr. Selim Jean Sfeir, Patriarchal Administrator of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus), was elected Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus)

2021.05.26

Syria Archbishop Boutros Marayati, Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) and Apostolic Administrator of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria), was appointed as Patriarchal Administrator of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon)

2021.05.25

Lebanon Patriarch Grégoire Bedros XX Ghabroyan, Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon), passed away at 86

2021.04.09

Lebanon Fr. Antoine Farès Bounajem was consecrated as Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon)

2021.03.29

Lebanon Abbot Maroun Chidiac, O.M.M., resigned as Superior General of Mariamite Maronite Order (Aleppians)

Lebanon Abbot Pierre Najem was appointed as Superior General of Mariamite Maronite Order (Aleppians)

2021.03.03

Lebanon Fr. Antoine Farès Bounajem was elected Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon)

2021.02.04

Syria Archbishop Boulos Nassif Borkhoche, M.S.P., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bosra–Hauran of the Greek-Melkites (Syria), passed away at 88

2021.01.31

Lebanon Archbishop Michel Abrass was deposed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Lebanon Archbishop Elie Béchara Haddad, B.S., Archbishop of Saïdā of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

2021.01.22

Lebanon Archbishop Jean Assaad Haddad, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon), passed away at 94

2020.12.05

Lebanon Fr. Charbel Abdallah was consecrated as Archbishop of Tyr of the Maronites (Lebanon)

2020.11.01

Lebanon Fr. Charbel Abdallah was elected Archbishop of Tyr of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Lebanon Archbishop Georges Bou-Jaoudé, C.M., resigned as Archbishop of Tripoli of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Lebanon Archbishop Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage resigned as Archbishop of Tyr of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Lebanon Archbishop Youssef Antoine Soueif, Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus) and Apostolic Visitator in Greece of the Maronites, was appointed as Archbishop of Tripoli of the Maronites (Lebanon)

2020.10

Cyprus Msgr. Selim Jean Sfeir was appointed as Patriarchal Administrator of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus)

2020.08.15

Palestine Fr. Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan was consecrated as Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine), Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Syria of the Syriacs, Patriarchal Administrator of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) and Patriarchal Administrator of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

2020.06.09

Lebanon Archbishop Joseph Mohsen Béchara, Archbishop emeritus of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon), passed away at 85

2020.04.15

Palestine Bishop-elect Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan, Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine), was appointed as Patriarchal Administrator of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) and Patriarchal Administrator of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

2020.03.28

Palestine Fr. Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan, Patriarchal Administrator of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine), was elected Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Syria of the Syriacs and Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine)

2020.02.25

Lebanon Cardinal Béchara Pierre Raï, Cardinal-Patriarch, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon), President of Synod of the Maronite Church, President of Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon and President of Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East, reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Lebanon)

2019.12.31

Lebanon Bishop Chucrallah Harb, Bishop emeritus of Jounieh of the Maronites (Lebanon), passed away at 96

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