“Let us work together to replace despair with HOPE, fear with human SECURITY and humiliation with DIGNITY”

Jubra’il Abu Sa’da

Jubra’il Abu Sa’da was a Catholic Archbishop, researcher, narrator and reviewer from Palestine. Born in the city of Beit Sahour near Bethlehem, Jibra’il studied philosophy at St. Hannah Seminary (later called Al-Salahiya College). He joined the priesthood for four years and was later awarded a degree in philosophy and theology before officially becaming a priest himself. He became a teacher at Al-Salahiya College in Jerusalem, where he taught Arabic and Greek literature, and was then appointed Assistant to the General Patriarchal Vicar in the Jerusalemite Chair in Jerusalem by General Patriarch and then Archimandrite. During that time, Abu Sa’da established places of worship, schools and dispensaries. In 1948, Abu Sa’da was appointed Archbishop of Jerusalem. He was known as an eloquent orator and published many articles in both Al-Masarra and Risalat Al-Mokhalasiya magazine. Among his notable works include Qumbis fil Mizan, Hafith Ibrahim: The Great Egyptian Poet, Khalil Mutran: Shair Al-Quṭrayn, The Literary Renaissance in Lebanon and a ministerial novel entitled Why not you?

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