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Salim Sayegh (born 15 March 1935 in Rumaimin, Jordan) is a former Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan in the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Life

Salim Sayegh received on 28 June 1959 his ordination to priesthood and was named by Pope John Paul II in 1981 Titular Bishop of Aquae in Proconsulari and appointed Bishop to the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem. His episcopal ordination occurred on January 6, 1982 by Pope John Paul II, being his co-consecrators the Archbishop of Curia and later Cardinal Eduardo Martínez Somalo and the Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia and later Cardinal Lucas Moreira Neves.

As auxiliary bishop in the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Salim Sayegh was also Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan with see in Amman. In 2012 Sayegh retired himself as bishop after 30 years of episcopal ministry by limit of age.

References

Salim Sayegh (Catholic bishop) Wikipedia


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