Youssef Absi

1946 - Today

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Youssef Absi (Arabic: يوسف عبسي; Latin: Iosephus Absi; born June 20, 1946, in Damascus, Syria) is the current patriarch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church since June 21, 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Youssef Absi has received more than 76,278 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Youssef Absi is the 2,124th most popular religious figure (down from 1,889th in 2019), the 139th most popular biography from Syria (down from 114th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Syrian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Youssef Absi ranks 2,124 out of 2,272Before him are Luis Antonio Tagle, Achaicus of Corinth, Ziad Fazah, Rino Fisichella, John Ogilvie, and John T. Scopes. After him are Francis George, José Tolentino de Mendonça, Daniel Sturla, Pope Eumenes of Alexandria, Avery Dulles, and Desmond Connell.

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Among people born in 1946, Youssef Absi ranks 519Before him are Robert Sara, Franz Xaver Kroetz, Gordon Haskell, Dimitrij Rupel, Boz Burrell, and Mary Beth Hurt. After him are Dean Cundey, Bryan D. O'Connor, Terry Branstad, Andy Mackay, P. P. Arnold, and Abdul Qadir Bajamal.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Youssef Absi ranks 139 out of 158Before him are Omar Souleyman (1966), Ali Farzat (1951), Issam Zahreddine (1961), Wael Nader al-Halqi (1964), Suheil al-Hassan (1970), and Adel Safar (1953). After him are Moaz al-Khatib (1960), Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji (1954), Yasser Seirawan (1960), Abu Mohammad al-Julani (1981), Assala Nasri (1969), and Abu Mohammad al-Adnani (1977).


Among religious figures born in Syria, Youssef Absi ranks 20Before him are Ignatius Moses I Daoud (1930), John X of Antioch (1955), Hilarion Capucci (1922), Ignatius IV of Antioch (1920), Ignatius Joseph III Yonan (1944), and Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan (1934). After him are Abu Mohammad al-Adnani (1977).