Heads of the Catholic Church in the Holy Land

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land brings together all the heads of the Catholic Church in four countries: Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Cyprus. The Assembly is headed by the president, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem Fouad Twal. The Assembly also invites the Papal Nuncios to attend the Assembly meetings.

We publish here the names and contact information of the members of the Assembly:

Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem

His Beatitude Fouad Twal
Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
Latin Patriarchate Road
P.O.B. 14152
Jerusalem 9114101
Tel:  +972 2 628 2323
Fax: +972 2 627 1652
Website: http://www.lpj.org/

Archbishop Maroun Lahham
Patriarchal Vicar in Jordan
Latin Patriarchal Vicariate
28 Amirah Alia Street
Sweifieh
P.O.B.  851379
11185 Amman
Tel: +962 6 592 95 46/7
Fax : +962 6 592 05 48

Bishop Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo
Patriarchal Vicar in Israel
Latin Patriarchal Vicariate
Street 6191/3 (near the Basilica of the Annunciation)
16100 Nazareth
Tel.: + 972 4 655 40 75
Fax: +972 4 645 24 16

Bishop William Shomali
Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine
P.O.B. 14152
9114101 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 23 23
Fax: +972 2 627 16 52

Rev. Father Jerzy Kraj, OFM
Patriarchal Vicar in Cyprus
Holy Cross Church
Paphos Gate
P.O.B. 21964
1015 Nicosia
Cyprus
Tel: +357 22 66 21 32
Fax: +357 22 66 07 67
Website: www.cypruscatholicchurch.org

Rev. Father David Neuhaus, SJ
Patriarchal Vicar for the Hebrew Speaking Catholics in Israel
Coordinator of the Pastoral for Migrants
Saint Simeon and Anne House
10 Rabbi Kook Street
P.O.B. 581
9100402 Jerusalem
Tel.: +972 2 624 82 55
Fax: +972 2 624 82 56
Website: www.catholic.co.il

Emeriti

His Beatitude Michel Sabbah
Mount of Olives
P.O.B. 95
9100002 Jerusalem
Tel.: +972 2 627 83 20
Fax: +972 2 628 83 63

Bishop Kamal-Hanna Bathish
Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
P.O.B. 14151
9114101 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 23 23
Fax: +972 2 626 09 23

Bishop Selim Sayegh
Our Lady of Peace Center-Amman
P.O.B. 851379
11185 Amman
Tel.: +962 6 429 19 90/1
Fax: +962 6 429 19 92

Custody of the Holy Land

Very Rev. Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa ,OFM
Custos of the Holy Land
St. Savior’s Monastery
1 Saint Francis Street
P.O.B. 186
9100101 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 626 6777
Fax: +972 2 628 4717
Website: http://www.custodia.org/

Greek Catholic Church in the Holy Land

Archbishop Joseph Jules Zerey
Greek Catholic Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Greek Catholic Patriarchate Road
P.O.B. 14130
9114101 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 2023 / 627 1968 / 9
Fax: +972 2 628 6652

Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Acre
Sede vacante
Administrator: Archbishop Moussa El-Hage
33, Hagefen Street
P.O.B. 945
3100802 Haifa
Tel: +972 4 850 81 05
Fax: +972 4 850 81 06/04

Archbishop Yaser Al-Ayyash
Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Jordan
Masmour Street
Um Al-Summaq
P.O.B 2435
11181 Amman
Tel & fax: +962 6 586 66 73

Emeriti
Archbishop Elias Chacour
Mar Elias School
Ibilin
Israel

Archbishop Boutros Mouallem
P.O.B. 120
1697200 Eilaboun
Israel
Tel & fax: +972 4 678 04 45

Maronite Church in the Holy Land

Archbishop Moussa El-Hage
Maronite Patriarchal Exarchate in Jerusalem
25 Maronite Convent Street
P.O.B. 14219
Jaffa Gate
9114102 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 2158
Fax: +972 2 627 2821
Website: http://www.maronitejerusalem.org/

Archbishop Moussa El-Hage
Archbishopric of Haifa and the Holy Land
68 Hatchelet Street
P.O.B 8154
3108101 Haifa
Tel: +972 4 853 69 95
Fax: +972 4 853 69 97

Archbishop Youssef Antoine Soueif
Maronite Archbishopric of Cyprus
10 Karaiskakis Street
Acropolis
P.O.B. 22249
2012 Strovololos
1519 Nicosia
Cyprus
Tel: +357 22 42 79 66
Fax: +357 22 31 49 19

Syrian Catholic Church in the Holy Land

Bishop Gregoire Peter Melki
Syrian Catholic Exarchate of Jerusalem
Chaldean Street 6 (off Nablus Road)
P.O.B. 19787
9119702 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 2657
Fax: +972 2 628 4217

Armenian Catholic Church in the Holy Land

Archimandrite Joseph Kelekian
Armenian Catholic Exarchate of Jerusalem
Via Dolorosa 36 – 3rd Station
P.O.B. 19546
9119401 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 4262
Fax: +972 2 626 1208

Chaldean Church in the Holy Land

Rev. Father Raymond Moussalli
Chaldean Patriarchal Vicariate in Jordan
18 al-Kazimi Street
Jabal Lweibdeh
P.O.B. 910833
11191 Amman
Jordan
Tel & fax: +962 6 462 90 61
Website: www.chaldeanjordan.org

Representatives of the Holy See 

Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto
Apostolic Delegate in Palestine
Papal Nuncio in Israel
Papal Nuncio in Cyprus
Apostolic Delegation
Mount of Olives
P.O.B. 19199
9119102 Jerusalem
Tel.: +972 2 628 22 98
Fax: +972 2 628 18 80

Apostolic Nunciature
I Netiv Hamatzalot Street
Jaffa
P.O.B. 8415
6108301 Old Jaffa
Tel.: +972 3 683 56 58
Fax: +972 3 683 56 59

Apostolic Nunciature
Holy Cross Church
Paphos Gate
P.O.B. 21964
1015 Nicosia
Cyprus
Tel: +357 22 66 21 32
Fax: +357 22 66 07 67

Archbishop Giorgio Lingua
Apostolic Nunciature
14 Anton al-Naber Street
P.O.B. 142916
11814 Amman
Tel.: +962 6 59 29 934
Fax: +962 6 59 29 931

Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land

Rev. Father Pietro Felet, SCJ
Secretary General
Notre Dame Center
P.O.B. 20531
9120402 Jerusalem
Tel: +972 2 628 85 54
Fax: +972 2 628 85 55
Website: http://catholicchurch-holyland.com/