Maronite Synod to meet March 9 for election of new patriarch
March 02, 2011
The Maronite Catholic Synod of Bishops will meet on March 9 to elect a new Patriarch on Antioch.
The outgoing Patriarch Nasrallah Pierre Sfeir, who has retired at the age of 91, called the meeting to choose his successor.
- Council of Maronite Bishops: Synod to Elect New Patriarch on March 9 (Naharnet)
- Maronite Patriarch retires; successor to be elected in March (CWN, 2/28)