Ibrahim Ibrahim (bishop)

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Ibrahim Michael Ibrahim, BS (born March 22, 1962) is the current archbishop of Zahleh and Furzol of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Lebanon.[1] He was previously the eparch of the Eparchy of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal in Canada, the spiritual leader of the 43,000 Melkites in Canada.[2]


Ibrahim was born in Jinsnaya, Lebanon, on March 22, 1962, and he was ordained a priest on July 18, 1987.[3]

Prior to his consecration as bishop, he served as pastor of St Elias Church in Cleveland, Ohio, protopresbyter for the Great Lakes region in the United States and regional superior of the Basilian Salvatorian Order.


He was elected bishop by the Melkite synod and patriarch on June 18, 2003, following the death of Bishop Sleiman Hajjar. Ibrahim was consecrated bishop and enthroned as eparch on August 17, 2003.

In June 2021, he became Archbishop of Zahleh and Furzol of the Greek Melkites in Lebanon.[4]


  1. ^ "مطرانية الفرزل وزحلة للروم الملكيين الكاثوليك". www.catholiczahle.org. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
  2. ^ "His Excellency, Bishop / Sayedna / Sayidna Ibrahim Ibrahim of Canada". Melkite Greek Catholic Church Information Center. Melkite Greek Catholic Church Information Center. June 2002. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
  3. ^ Cheney, David (14 December 2007). "Bishop Ibrahim Michael Ibrahim, B.S." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2009-01-02.
  4. ^ "Election of archbishop of Furzol and Zahleh of the Greek-Melkites, Lebanon". Vatican Press. 26 June 2021. Retrieved 29 June 2021.

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