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André Ajaj Haddad, Lebanese archbishop. Ordained priest. Promotor, founder Hospital Tel Chiha, Zahle, 1983, Monument Our Lady of Bekaa, Zahle, 1983; chief of restauration for St. Rita School, Zahle, 1983, Archbishop Residency, Zahle, 1989-1991; candidate foe Parliament, South Lebanon, 1968.

Background

Haddad, André Ajaj was born on September 20, 1930 in Roum, Lebanon. Son of Ajaj Melhem and Farida Chahine Haddad.

Education

Diploma in Philosophy, St. Sauveur, Saida, Lebanon, 1952. Diploma in Theology, St. Sauveur Monastery, Saida, Lebanon, 1954. Diploma in Arabic Literature, Beirut University, Lebanon, 1956.

Career

Superior of the monastery Basilian Salvatorian Order, Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Saida, Lebanon, 1965-1971, superior of the seminary Lebanon, 1972-1975, general assistant Lebanon, 1968-1974. Director Foyer De L'Amitie, Zahle, Lebanon, 1977-1983. Archbishop Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Lebanon, since 1983.

Involved in the construction Youth Housing, Joun, Saida, Lebanon, 1970, Housing for 36 Jung Families, Zahle, 1993, Housing for elderly and priests, Zahle, 1993.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Here is the Monastery St. Savior 19, 1968. Chief editor: Al-Rassoul, 1982, Scout and Education, 1969.

Membership

Promotor, founder Hospital Tel Chiha, Zahle, 1983, Monument Our Lady of Bekaa, Zahle, 1983. Chief of restauration for St. Rita School, Zahle, 1983, Archbishop Residency, Zahle, 1989-1991. Candidate foe Parliament, South Lebanon, 1968.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, ping pong/table tennis, swimming.

Connections

father:
Ajaj Melhem

mother:
Farida Chahine Haddad