Ain Traz, 22 June 2014
His Beatitude Gregorios III, Patriarch of Antioch of the Melkite Greek Catholics, with the assent of the Synod of Bishops of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, has transferred:
- Archbishop George Bacaouni, previously of the archeparchy of Tyre of the Melkite Greek Catholics in Lebanon to the archeparchy of Acre (80,000 laypersons, 36 priests, 36 religious, 4 permanent deacons) in Galilee
- Archbishop Michael Abrass B.A., previously of the patriarchal curia of Antioch of the Melkite Greek Catholics in Lebanon to the archeparchy of Tyre of the Melkite Greek Catholics (3,050 laypersons 8 priests, 6 religious) in Lebanon.
Melkite Patriarchate’s Press Release