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Gregory John Mansour (born November 11, 1955, in Flint, Michigan) is an American Maronite prelate, who has served as the eparch (bishop) of the Maronite Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, a diocese based in Brooklyn, New York, covering the Maronite Church in the eastern United States, since 2004.[1]


Gregory John Mansour
Eparch of Saint Maron of Brooklyn
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Bishop Mansour speaks at Hudson Institute about the Islamic State's Religious Cleansing and the Urgency of a Strategic Response
ChurchSyriac Maronite Church
DioceseMaronite Catholic Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn
AppointedJanuary 10, 2004
InstalledApril 27, 2004
PredecessorStephen Youssef Doueihi
Orders
OrdinationSeptember 18, 1982
by John George Chedid
ConsecrationApril 27, 2004
by Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Roland Aboujaoudé, and Stephen Youssef Doueihi
Personal details
Born (1955-11-11) November 11, 1955 (age 63)
Flint, Michigan
MottoNo greater love
Styles of
Gregory John Mansour
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Reference style
Spoken styleHis Grace
Religious styleEparch

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LifeEdit

Gregory Mansour was ordained priest on 18 September 1982 to the Maronite Catholic Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn. After its split in February 19, 1994, he was incardinated into the newly established Maronite Catholic Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles.

On 10 January 2004 Mansour was appointed to the office of the Eparchy of Brooklyn succeeding Bishop Stephen Youssef Doueihi who retired.,[1] being ordained eparch on March 2, 2004, by Maronite Patriarch of Antioch, Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, ruler of the Maronite Church and his co-consecrators were Roland Aboujaoudé, titular bishop of Arca in Phoenicia of the Maronites and Stephen Youssef Doueihi, emeritus bishop of the Eparchy of Brooklyn. On April 27, 2004 Mansour was installed as eparch of Brooklyn.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Bishop Gregory John Mansour, Bishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2010-09-23.

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Episcopal successionEdit

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Stephen Youssef Doueihi
Eparch of Saint Maron of Brooklyn
2004-Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent