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Antoine Nabil Andari

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Antoine Nabil Andari
Auxiliary Bishop to Maronite Patriarchal Eparchy of Jounieh
ChurchMaronite Church
DioceseMaronite Catholic Eparchy of Joubbé, Sarba and Jounieh
PredecessorChucrallah Harb
OrdinationAugust 27, 1977
by Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir
ConsecrationNovember 1, 1997
by Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Francis Némé Baïssari, Joseph Mohsen Béchara
Personal details
Born (1949-08-11) August 11, 1949 (age 74)
Chekka, North Lebanon
DenominationEastern Catholicism
Previous post(s)titular bishop of Tarsus
Styles of
Antoine Nabil Andari
Reference style
Spoken styleHis Grace
Religious styleAuxiliary bishop

Antoine Nabil Andari (born 8 November 1949 in Billa, Lebanon) is Curial Bishop of the Maronite Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch and Auxiliary Bishop to Jounieh.[1]


Antoine Nabil Andari received on 27 August 1977 the sacrament of ordination to the priesthood. As a priest:

1978 - 1985 :Assistant priest of the Parish of Chekka

1982 - 1983 and 1988 - 1989 :Professor at the Faculty of Theology of the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik

1986 - 1995 :Rector of the Maronite Patriarchal Seminary - Ghazir.

1987 - 1995 :Secretary of the Association of Major Catholic Seminaries in Lebanon.

1995 - 1997 :Assistant priest of Our Lady of Lebanon - Paris

On 7 June 1997 he was appointed by Pope John Paul II titular bishop of Tarsus dei Maroniti and was named Curial Bishop of the Maronite Patriarchate of Antioch. Maronite Patriarch of Antioch Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir ordained him on 1 November of the same year to the episcopate. His co-consecrators were the auxiliary bishop of the diocese of Joubbé and Sarba, Francis Némé Baïssari, and the Archbishop of the Archeparchy of Antelias, Joseph Mohsen Béchara.


He completed his secondary studies at Saint Maron Seminary - Ghazir

June 1970: Baccalaureate Second Division - Philosophy.

July 1974: Teaching degree in Philosophy.

June 1977: Bachelor of Theology.

1977 - 1978 In-depth lessons in philosophy DEA

He completed his university studies at Saint Joseph University - Beirut, and the Catholic University of Louvain - Belgium.

He is fluent in Arabic, French, English, Latin and Syriac.


  1. ^ "Bishops who are not Ordinaries of Sees: AM… – AN…". gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2016-01-20.

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