Beirut and Dependencies

aoudeHis Eminence, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Elias (Aude)

Born in Enfe, Al-Koura, Lebanon, in 1941, he holds a Bachelor of Philosophy from the Lebanese University and a Bachelor of Theology from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary in New York. He was ordained a priest in 1969, and served a parish in Yonkers, New York. He became the Vice Dean of the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology in Balamand. Later one, he served as the Patriarchal Vicar in Damascus. He was elected a Metropolitan in the year 1980.


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