H.E. Salim Sayegh

Auxiliary Bishop and Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus for Jordan

April 15, 1935: Born in Rumaimin, Jordan

June 28, 1959: Ordained a priest

1959-1962: Vicar in Madaba

1962-1964: Doctorate in the Status Quo from Rome

1976: Appointed Rector of Beit Jala Seminary

November 26, 1981: Appointed titular bishop of Acque di Proconsolare

January 6, 1982: Episcopal Consecration in Rome by His Holiness Pope John Paul II, appointed Patriarchal Vicar for Jordan.

April 2011: Bishop Sayegh presents his resignation to Pope Benedict XVI

Monsignor Salim Sayegh has published several books:

1971: The Status Quo of the Holy Places. Legal nature and international scope.

1993: The Gulf Crisis: From Prohibition to the Authorization of the use of force.

1996: Understanding Europe: the IGC, the national perceptions of the European Union.

2000: Biblical Jordan.

2000: Christian Antiquities in Jordan.

2003: Giordania. Guida del Pellegrino.

2006: Jordan.

2016: The amore stupendo. Gesù eucaristia.

2017: Our Lady Peace Center, Church and mission.


Our Lady of Peace Centre
P.O.B. 851379
11185 Amman – Jordan
Tel : (+962) (0)64291991