Jules Mikhael Al-Jamil

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Jules Mikhael Al-Jamil
Dillinger in der SAK Rom.jpg
Archbishop Jules Mikhael Al-Jamil in the centre
ChurchSyriac Catholic Church
Orders
Ordination7 Jun 1964
by Qurellus Emanuel Bunni
Consecration9 Nov 1986
by Ignatius Antony II Hayyek
Personal details
Born(1938-11-18)November 18, 1938
Bakhdida, Iraq
DiedDecember 3, 2012(2012-12-03) (aged 74)
Rome, Italy
NationalityIraqi
DenominationSyriac Catholic
Alma materPontifical Lateran University

Archbishop Jules Mikhael Al-Jamil (Syriac: ܝܘܠܝܘܣ ܡܝܟܐܝܠ ܓܡܝܠ‎, Arabic: يوليوس ميخائيل الجميل‎) (November 18, 1938 – December 3, 2012) was the Syriac Catholic titular archbishop of Tagritum and the auxiliary bishop.[1]

Life[edit]

He was born in Bakhdida and joined the nearby Mar Behnam Monastery at a young age. After ordination to priesthood in 1969 he moved to Lebanon where he spend several years in the Charafet monastery, the seat of the Syriac Catholic Church.[2][3]

He was ordained honorary archbishop of Tikrit in 1986 and later spent several years in Europe where he received his doctorate from the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome for his thesis on Christian communities under Islamic rule.[3]

He died of a stroke in Rome in December 3, 2012 and was buried in his birthplace in Iraq.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jules Mikhael Al-Jamil
  2. ^ المطران مار يوليوس ميخائيل الجميل في ذمة الله وينقل جثمانه إلى قره قوش في العراق لاجراء مراسم الجنازة والدفن (in Arabic). Lebanese National News Agency. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b المطران مار يوليوس ميخائيل الجميل في ذمة الخلود (in Arabic). Ishtar TV. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  4. ^ غبطة أبينا البطريرك يحتفل بالذبيحة الإلهية ويترأس رتبة جناز ودفن المثلّث الرحمات المطران مار يوليوس ميخائيل الجميل ـ اليوم الخامس من الزيارة البطريركية إلى أبرشية الموصل وتوابعها (in Arabic). Syriac Catholic Patriarchate. December 10, 2012. Retrieved December 12, 2012.