Rt. Rev. Nersès Joseph Zabbara

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Rt. Rev. Nersès Joseph Zabbara

Armenian Catholic Apostolic Administrator of Baghdad and
Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem and Amman

 

Born June 6, 1969 in Aleppo, Syria, he studied philosophy and theology in Rome at the Pontifical Oriental Institute and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas. On October 31, 1999, he received the sacrament of Holy Orders for the Archeparchy of Aleppo (Armenian) where he worked in pastoral and educational fields. In 2016, he was appointed Eparchial Administrator of Baghdad.

On 23 June 2018, Pope Francis appointed him Armenian Catholic Apostolic Administrator of Baghdad. On May 10, 2019, he was also appointed Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem and Amman.

He speaks Armenian and Arabic, as well as Italian, French and English.

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Address: 36 Via Dolorosa – 3rd and 4th Stations
P.O.B. 19546
9114101 Jerusalem
Tel: (02) 628 42 46
Fax: (02) 627 21 23
Email: josephzabara@gmail.com