HE PAUL SALIBA- Motion made on 10 August 2017 by the Honourable David Clarke at the Parliament House of NSW

METROPOLITAN ARCHBISHOP PAUL SALIBA
The Hon. DAVID CLARKE ( 10:09 ): I move:
(1) That this House notes that:
(a) on Saturday 1 July 2017, his Eminence, Metropolitan
Archbishop Paul Saliba, of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, passed away aged 77; and
(b) his Eminence:
(i) was born by the name of Badih, in Bsarma El-Koura in
North Lebanon on 10 July 1939;
(ii) took the name Paul in 1957 when entering the
seminary;
(iii) was ordained as a deacon in 1958;
(iv) ministered in Tripoli, the University of Balamand, as
well as Bransville, New Kensington and Washington DC in the United
States; and
(v) was elected Metropolitan Archbishop to Australia and
New Zealand on 5 October 1999.
(2) That this House acknowledges his Eminence's great achievements
and his contribution to his congregations and community as well as Australia at
large.
(3) That this House sends its thoughts and prayers to the Antiochian
Orthodox Archdiocese community.
(4) That the President conveys this resolution of the House to the
Archdiocese.

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