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Franciscan Friar in Syria Becomes Bishop of Latin-Rite Catholics in Aleppo

The new Bishop Hanna Jallouf walks down the center aisle of St. Francis Church in Aleppo, Syrian, after his episcopal ordination, Sept. 17, 2023.

Bishop-elect Jallouf joined the Franciscans of the Custody of the Holy Land, holding various positions before returning to Knayeh in 2001 as a parish priest.