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Demetri (Khoury) of Jableh

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Born: Taybeh-Ramallah, West Bank Region [[September 20]], 1948, to the V.Rev. Ibrahim and Hanneh Khoury.
==Education==
*[[Monastery of Our Lady of Balamand|Our Lady of Balamand Monastery]], Koura, Lebanon *[[St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology (Tripoli, Lebanon)|St. John of Damascus Orthodox Theological Academy (Balamand) ]] Koura, Lebanon *[[Hellenic College (Brookline, Massachusetts) |Hellenic College, Brookline]], MA (1974 -- B.A. in Philosophy and Religion) *[[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts)|Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology]], Brookline, MA (1978 -- M.Div.)
==Ecclesiastical Positions==
*[[Deacon]], [[September 6]], 1975 *[[Priest]], [[September 7]], 1975 *[[Archimandrite]], 1981 by Metropolitan [[Philip (Saliba) of New York|Philip]] *[[Bishop]], [[March 12]], 1995, by Patriarch [[Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch|Ignatius IV]], in St. Mary Cathedral (Mother Cathedral of the Antiochian Patriarchate), Damascus, Syria
*Pastor, St. George Church, Boston, MA
*Pastor, St. Mary Church, Cambridge, MA
*Dean, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Brooklyn, NY
*Dean, St. George Cathedral, Coral Gables, FL
*Bishop of Jableh (Syria); Auxiliary Bishop, Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (March, 12th 1995-2003 ); assigned by Metropolitan Philip to Toledo, OH, Chancery. Vicar *Suspended from service as a bishop pending an investigation following his arrest for criminal sexual misconduct and disorderly drunkenness in July 2003.[http://www.orthodoxattorneys.org/docs/exh/Ex_21_-_2003_0711_Toledo_Blade_-_Bp_DEMETRI_arrested.pdf][http://www.orthodoxattorneys.org/docs/exh/Ex_22_-_2003_0714_statement_re_Bp_DEMETRI_fr_Arch.pdf]*Retired from service following his February 25, 2004 guilty plea to a reduced charge of attempted fourth degree criminal sexual misconduct (a felony).[http://www.orthodoxattorneys.org/docs/exh/Ex_23_-_2004_0418_Bp_DEMETRI_sentenced.pdf][http://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/offender/flyer.do?personId=40249][http://www.orthodoxattorneys.org/docs/TimelineWithExhibitsFinal.pdf]*Restored as [[vicar]] of the Iglesia Católica Apostólica Ortodoxa De AntioquiaMéxico-Venezuela-Centroamérica-El Caribe in the Exarcado De El Caribein December 2008.[http://www.iglesiaortodoxa.org.mx/01-espaniol/08-noticias/05-noticias2008/diciembre4-visita_arzobispo_dimitri.htm]
==Writings==
*The Divine [[Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts]] THE DIVINE LITURGY OF THE PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS *The Divine and Holy [[Gospel]] Book THE DIVINE AND HOLY GOSPEL BOOK THE LITURGICAL GUIDE FOR PRIESTS*The Liturgical Guide for Priests, CHANTERSChanters, AND CHOIRS and Choirs *The GREAT EUCHOLOGION Great Euchologion (translated from Arabic and Greek texts of the Typicon) THE SERVICE BOOK OF THE BISHOP *The Service Book of the Bishop (in English. ) THE BOOK OF THE TYPICON *The Book of the [[Typikon|Typicon]] (Translated from Arabic into English) HANDBOOK OF THE FAITHFUL *Handbook of the Faithful *A CLOUD OF WITNESSES – SAINTS AND MARTYRS FROM THE HOLY LAND Cloud of Witnesses - [[Saint]]s and [[Martyr]]s from the Holy Land THE BOOK OF THE PROPHETOLOGION *The Book of the Prophetologion (Contains contains the [[Old Testament ]] Lectionary readings appointed at [[Vespers ]] and at other services during the Liturgical year of the EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH Eastern Orthodox Church)
==Bibliography==
*[[Peter Gillquist|Gillquist, Peter E.]], "The Elevation of Demetri (Khoury) to the Holy Episcopacy" WORD MAGAZINE 39.5 (May 1995), 4-8.
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