Hilarion Capucci

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Capucci in vestments smiling
His Excellency Hilarion Capucci, 2012

Hilarion Capucci (2 March 1922 – 1 January 2017) was a Syrian Catholic bishop. He served as the titular archbishop of Caesarea in the Melkite Greek Catholic Church. He was born in Aleppo, Syria. During his time in office, he was a critic of Israel, showing support with the Palestinians.

On 20 July 1947, he was ordained a priest of the Basilian Alepian Order. On 30 July 1965, he was appointed archbishop and consecrated.

On 1 January 2017, the Vatican announced that Capucci had died in Rome, aged 94.[1][2]

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  1. "سفارة فلسطين في الفاتيكان تنعى مطران القدس في المنفى "كابوتشي"". وكالة خبر الفلسطينية للصحافة. Retrieved 2017-01-01. 
  2. "وفاة الأب الثائر "كابوتشي" عن 94 عاما". وكالة وطن للأنباء. Retrieved 2017-01-01. 

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