Ghaleb Bader

Ghaleb Bader
Contact information:

312 Avenida Maximo Gomez 27 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Tel: +1-809 682.3773

  • 22/07/1951: Born in Al Khirbeh, Jordan
  • 04/09/1963: Joined the Latin Patriarchate Minor Seminary
  • 13/06/1975: Ordained Priest by Bishop Ne’emeh Samaanat in Jabal Luweibdeh, Amman
  • 09/1976: Vicar to Fr. Michel Sabbah at Christ the King Parish in Misdar, Amman
  • 1976: Joined the Faculty of Law, University of Damascus
  • 08/1979: Secretary to Patriarch Yacoub Beltritti; Professor at the Latin Patriarchate Seminary
  • 01/09/1981: Studied Canon Law and Philosophy in Rome
  • 09/1986: Doctorate in Canon Law and Philosophy; appointed Professor at Seminary; Legal Assistant, Ecclesiastical Church Court in Jerusalem
  • 01/1988: Head of Ecclesiastical Court in Jerusalem
  • 1992:  Parish Priest, Annunciation in Jabal Luweibdeh; Head of Ecclesiastical Court in Amman
  • 1996 – 2001: Advisor, Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue
  • 24/05/2008: Appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as first Arab Archbishop of Alger, Algeria
  • 17/07/2008: Episcopal Ordination by Patriarch Fouad Twal
  • 23/05/2015: Appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Pakistan
  • 24/08/2017: Appointed Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic and Apostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico