Emmanuel (Abo-Hatab) of Brooklyn

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His Grace Emmanuel (Abo-Hatab) of Brooklyn was a bishop of the Russian Metropolia as Bishop of Montreal from 1927 to 1931 and as Bishop of Brooklyn from 1931 to his repose in 1933.

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Life

Emmanuel Abo-Hatab served as archdeacon to Bishop Raphael of Brooklyn during the first decades of the twentieth century and was subsequently ordained a priest. On September 11, 1927, Fr. Emmanuel was consecrated Bishop of Montreal by Archbishop Aftimios and Bishops Theophilus and Arseny as vicar to Abp. Aftimios to administer the Canadian Mission to the Syrians.

In addition to his efforts organizing the churches of the Syrian mission, Bp. Emmanuel was the editor of the mission publication "Al Kalimat".

In 1931, Bp. Emmanuel was appointed Bishop of Brooklyn by Metropolitan Platon to serve the Syro-Arab bishopric. This occurred during the period of the attempt by Metr. Platon to form the "American Orthodox Catholic Church".

Bp. Emmanuel reposed on May 29, 1933 and was buried at the Antiochian Village in Pennsylvania where St. Raphael of Brooklyn is also buried.

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Emmanuel (Abo-Hatab) of Brooklyn
Preceded by:
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Bishop of Montreal
1927-1931
Succeeded by:
Anatoloy (Apostlov)
Preceded by:
Aftimios Ofiesh
Bishop of Brooklyn
1931-1933
Succeeded by:
Makary (Iliyinsky)
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