Death of the Most Reverend Joseph Khoury, Eparchial Bishop Emeritus for Catholic Maronites in Canada
(CCCB – Ottawa)… The Most Reverend Joseph Khoury, Eparchial Bishop Emeritus for Catholic Maronites in Canada, died on November 16, 2016, at the age of 80.
Bishop Joseph Khoury was born on November 1, 1936, in Behwaita (north of Lebanon). He was ordained a priest in 1964 in Rome. After being appointed Apostolic Visitator for the Maronites in Western and Northern Europe, he was ordained Bishop in Lebanon on September 4, 1993. Pope John Paul II named him Eparchial Bishop of the Maronite Eparchy of Canada on November 11, 1996, and he was installed in February 1997. After reaching the age