Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem to Celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
HCEF and The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle invite you to celebrate Sunday Mass with the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation
The Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
Invite You to Celebrate Sunday Mass
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal
Sunday, August 10, 2008
10:00 am Mass
Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
1725 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036
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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.
For more information, contact:
Karen Gainor @ 301 951 9400 ext 219 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
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