John Elya

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John Adel Elya (16 September 1928 – 19 July 2019) was a bishop of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.[1] From 1993 to 2004, he was Eparch of Newton, with jurisdiction over Melkite churches in the United States. He was born in Maghdouché, Lebanon.

Elya died on 19 July 2019 at the age of 90.[2]

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