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Published: January 28 Sat, 2017


The term “curia” comes from ancient Rome. It meant Senate Chamber and the senators t. Gradually, it became the symbol of the government of the city and the world (“Urbi et Orbi”). The Church adopted the terms “Roman Curia” for the government of the universal Church and “diocesan curia” for the government of each diocese.

According to Canon Law, “The diocesan curia consists of those institutions and persons which assist the Bishop in the governance of the whole diocese, especially in guiding pastoral action, in caring for the administration of the diocese, and in exercising judicial power. “(Can. 469)

Chancellor : Rev. George Ayoub ([email protected])

General Administrator : Rev. Imad Twal ([email protected])

Judicial Vicars : Rev. Emil Salayta (Jerusalem and Nazareth) Rev.  Jihad Sweihat (Jordan)