Yousef VII Ghanima
|Yousef VII Ghanima|
|Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans|
|Church||Chaldean Catholic Church|
|See||Babylon of the Chaldeans|
|Installed||September 17, 1947|
|Term ended||July 08, 1958|
|Predecessor||Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas|
|Successor||Paul II Cheikho|
|Ordination||May 15, 1904 (Priest)|
|Consecration||May 10, 1925 (Bishop)
by Yousef VI Thomas
|Birth name||Yousef Ghanima|
|Born||January 29, 1881|
|Died||July 8, 1958(aged 77)|
Mar Yousef VII Ghanima † was the patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church in 1947–1958.
He was born on January 29, 1881 in Mossul and was ordained a priest on May 15, 1904. In 1925 he was ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Babylon of the Chaldean. He was the Patriarch of the Chaldean Church from September 17, 1947 till his death on July 8, 1958. He replaced Patriarch Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas † and was followed by Paul II Cheikho †.
Audishu V Khayyath
|Patriarch of Babylon
of the Chaldean Catholic Church
Paul II Cheikho
- "Archbishop Yousef VII Ghanima". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2008-12-08.