H.E. Metropolitan Abraham Metropolitan

Jerusalem, Israel Israel

Ordained: 1991-11-17

Served for 24 years.

Served:

Diocese of Jerusalem

Biography:

His Eminence Archbishop Dr. Anba Abraham is the Coptic Orthodox Metropolitan Archbishop of Jerusalem and the Near East. 
Born in Egypt, he graduated from the Egyptian Agricultural College in 1964 and later received his master’s and doctoral degrees in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. In 1967, he obtained a B.A. and in 1971 an M.A. Degree in Theology from Cairo Theological Institutes. Before he became a Professor in 1983 in the National Research Center in Egypt, he had become a monk.
  • Born in Sohag, Egypt.
  • 1967: B.A. In Theology - Coptic Theological Seminary, Cairo.
  • 1971: M.A in Theology - Coptic Theological Institute, Cairo.
  • 1971: M.A. In Aromatic Plants - Ein Shams University, Cairo.
  • 1976: PhD in Medicinal Plants - Ein Shams University, Cairo.
  • 1981: Became Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences - National Research Centre, Egypt.
  • 1983: Before becoming a Professor in the National Research Centre, His Eminence joined St Bishoy\'s Monastery, Wadi El Natrun.
  • 1991: Called to the Archbishopric of Jerusalem by H.H. Pope Shenouda III

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