Butrous Elias Kamel Al-Modawwar was a Catholic bishop, journalist and author from Acre, Palestine. He received his primary education at the Patriarchate School in Beirut, Lebanon and went on to pursue his higher education at the French College of Law in Cairo, Egypt. Al-Modawwar began his career working for the Egyptian government, but later went on to join the Basilian Monasticism in Harissa, Lebanon. He became a priest in 1938, a Patriarchal Agent in Cairo in 1941, a Suffragan to the 9th Cyril of Alexandria in 1943 and later became an assistant to the patriarch Maximus the Fourth. In the realm of journalism, he contributed in releasing Al-Masarra magazine in Egypt. His notable works include a book entitled Le Ajl El-Etihad (For the Unity).
Yasmeen Serhan 2015-06-30T21:29:14+00:00