Paul Coussa

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Paul Coussa
Bishop emeritus of Armenian Catholic Diocese of Baghdad
Church Armenian Catholic Church
See Armenian Catholic Diocese of Baghdad
In office 1983 - 2001
Predecessor Hovhannes Kasparian
Successor Emmanuel Dabbaghian
Orders
Ordination 17 April 1941
Personal details
Born (1917-09-09)9 September 1917
Alep, Syria
Died 7 July 2012(2012-07-07) (aged 94)
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Paul Coussa (9 September 1917 – 7 July 2012) was a Syrian born Iraqi prelate of the Armenian Catholic Church.

Born in Alep, Syria, he was ordained a priest in 1941, aged 23. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Antioch Syrian diocese on 26 August 1969, along with Titular Bishop of Colonia in Armenia. He was ordained bishop on 21 December 1969. He was appointed bishop of the Armenian Catholic Diocese of Baghdad on June 27, 1983 until his retirement on October 13, 2001, aged 94.

External links[edit]

  • Profile, Catholic-Hierarchy.org; accessed 25 June 2015.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Hovhannes Kasparian
Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Baghdad
1983 – 2001
Succeeded by
Emmanuel Dabbaghian