H.B. Michel Sabbah

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H.B.  Michel Sabbah

Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem for Latins

 Born in Nazareth, March 19, 1933.  Since the age of 10 studied at the Patriarchal Seminary in Beit Jala.

Ordained priest on June 28, 1955. After having served for more than 30 yeas in pastoral and educational fields, he was appointed, on December 11, 1987, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem. Consecrated Bishop in Rome on January 6, 1988, he entered the patriarchal see on January 17, 1988. Retired on June 21, 2008.

 

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