Fouad Twal

Fouad Twal

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fouad Twal(born 23 October 1940 at Madaba, Jordan) is the Roman Catholic archbishop and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem since June 2008. He was ordained to the priesthood on 29 June 1966. After his ordination he was the vicar of Ramallah. In 1972 he entered the Pontifical Lateran University where he studied for a doctorate in canon law. He was awarded his doctorate in 1975. He was appointed the prelate of the territorial prelature of Tunis by Pope John Paul II on 30 May 1992. He was consecrated to the episcopate on 22 July later that year. In 1995, the territorial prelature was elevated to become the Diocese of Tunis, and Twal was made an archbishop ad personam. In 2005, Pope Benedict XVI named him the coadjutor archbishop of Jerusalem. He succeeded Michel Sabbah as the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem in 2008. On 29 June 2008, Fouad Twal received the pallium at the hands of Pope Benedict XVI at a Mass in the Basilica of Saint Peter.show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135773860
  • 9786135773866