|The Right Reverend Father
Paul Bassim, O.C.D.
|Titular Bishop of Laodicea ad Libanum|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|See||Titular See of Laodicea ad Libanum|
|In office||1974 - 2012|
|Predecessor||Giovanni Battista Scapinelli di Léguigno|
|Ordination||June 29, 1946|
|Consecration||November 24, 1974
by Archbishop Alfredo Bruniera
November 14, 1922|
|Died||August 21, 2012(aged 89)|
Bassim was appointed Vicar Apostolic of the Vicariate Apostolic of Beirut for which he was appointed as the titular bishop of Laodicea ad Libanum on September 8, 1974 and consecrated on November 23, 1974 by Archbishop Alfredo Bruniera. He would hold the position of Vicar Apostolic until his retirement on July 30, 1999.
Bassim died on August 21, 2012.
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