Roland Aboujaoudé, Lebanese Maronite Catholic hierarch, Died at 88

Roland Aboujaoudé was born on September 7, 1930, in Jall-Eddib, Lebanonand died on May 2, 2019.

He was a Lebanese Catholic Maronite eparch of the Maronite Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch.

On April 25, 1959, Aboujaoudé was ordained priest.

He was named man-centric vicar of Antioch and main cleric of Arca in Phoenicia dei Maroniti, on July 12, 1975.

Aboujaoudé was appointed the religious administrator on August 23, 1975, by the hands of the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch Cardinal Anthony Peter Khoraish.

His co-consecrators were Elie Farah, the Archeparch of Cyprus and Joseph Merhi, MLM, Eparch of Cairo.

On 1985, he was delegated Vicar general of Antioch till 1988 when he was selected the assistant religious administrator of Antioch.

Since 1997 Aboujaoudé had been a Curial Bishop and Protosyncellus of the Maronite Patriarch.

Aboujaoudé displayed his renunciation from the post of the assistant religious administrator on June 6, 2011, and it was acknowledged by Pope Benedict XVI.

Roland Aboujaoudé passed away at 88 years old.