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Fr. Anton Odeh Issa

Fr. Anton Odeh Issa
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Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Telephone:  +972 2 628 2323
12/03/1934: Born in Jaffa to a family originating from Aboud, Palestine

04/10/949: Entered the Latin Patriarchate Minor Seminary

03/10/1954: Entered the Latin Patriarchate Major Seminary

16/10/1960: Ordained Deacon in Beit Jala by Bishop Mansour Jallad

29/06/1961: Ordained Priest at the Latin Patriarchate Co-Cathedral by Bishop Mansour Jallad

06/1961: Vicar, St. Pius X Parish in South Zarqa; In-Charge of Latin Schools

08/1963: Vicar,  Beheading of St. John the Baptist Parish in Madaba, Jordan

08/1964: Parish Priest, Annunciation of Our Lady Parish in Shatana, worked three days a week at St. George Parish in Irbed, Jordan

07/1967: Priest-Chaplain at  Freres High School Jabal Hussein in Amman

06/1970: Obtained Licentiate in Canon Law

12/11/1971: Appointed Legal Vicar

20/6/1971: Defended thesis in Law on  “Christian Minorities throughout the Ages”,  Pontifical Lateran  University, Rome

1971-1988: Head of Commission on Pilgrimages; Chaplain of the Young Christian Students

1979: Appointed Judge in the Diocesan Tribunal in Jerusalem

05/1988: Appointed Head of the Diocesan Tribunal in Amman

16/03/1992: Appointed Canon of the Holy Sepulchre

1993: Member of the Bilateral Coordinating Committee  between the Holy See and Israel

1995:  Appointed Judge in the Diocesan Tribunal in Jerusalem;  Head of the Diocesan Tribunal in Nazareth; Head of the Appeal Court affiliated with the Greek Catholic Church in Haifa