Conference of the Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions

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The Conference of the Latin Bishops of the Arabic Regions (French: Conférence des Evêques Latins dans les Régions Arabes) is an episcopal conference of the Catholic Church which gathers the Latin-rite bishops in the Arab States of the Middle East and East Africa.

History[edit]

The Conference was established on March 31, 1967[1] by the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, and its statutes were confirmed in 1989.

Members and Bodies[edit]

They are part of the Conference, the titular bishops, emeritus, assistants and auxiliary staff of the dioceses following:

List of Presidents[edit]

1965 - 1970: Alberto Gori

1970 - 1987: Giacomo Giuseppe Beltritti

1987 - 2008: Michel Sabbah

2008 -: Fouad Twal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Conférence des Evêques Latins dans les Régions Arabes (C.E.L.R.A.) (Conference of the Latin Bishops of the Arabic Regions). GCatholic.org. Retrieved on 2016-12-23.

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