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Camille Zaidan

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Camille Zaidan (born 9 March 1944 in Kassaibé, Matn District, Lebanon) is the current Archeparch of the Maronite Catholic Archeparchy of Antelias in Lebanon.

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Life

Camille Zaidan received on 23 October 1971 his ordination to the priesthood. On June 6, 2011, he was elected bishop by Synod of Maronite bishops in Antioch. Pope Benedict XVI confirmed on 13 August of the same year his nomination and appointed him titular bishop of Ptolemais in Phoenicia dei Maroniti.

Maronite Patriarch of Antioch, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, OMM, ordained him bishop on 23 September of the same year and his co-consecrators were the Archeparch Emeritus of Antelias, Joseph Mohsen BĂ©chara, and the Emeritus Curial Bishop of Antioch, Samir Mazloum.

In June 2012, the Synod of Bishops of the Maronite Church elected him Archbishop of Antelias. Pope Benedict XVI confirmed on 16 June 2012 his appointment to the office.

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Camille Zaidan Wikipedia


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