Ecumenical Welcome Luncheon with the Arab Christian Community Honoring His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal, The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.
Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation
American Federation of Ramallah Palestine, Washington DC Club
Birzeit Society, Washington Chapter
Cordially invite you to an
Ecumenical Welcome Luncheon with the Arab Christian Community
His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal
The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
Patriarch Fouad Twal was born in Madaba, Jordan, on October 23, 1940. He was ordained a priest in 1966 and then spent several years as part of the Holy See’s diplomatic corp. His tenure as a diplomat lasted from 1977 to 1992 and included stints at the apostolic nunciatures of Honduras, Germany and Peru. During this time he also served at the council for public affairs at the Vatican Secretariat of State. Fouad Twal became a bishop on July 22, 1992, when he was ordained as the Bishop of Tunis. On May 31, 1995, he was made archbishop of the same city. He received his appointment as coadjutor of Jerusalem on September 8, 2005 and was installed as the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem on Saturday, June 21, 2008 by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI.
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Church
10620 River Road Potomac, Maryland 20854
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND A DIVINE LITURGY FROM 10:00AM TO 12:00PM
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