Hilarion Capucci, Syrian Melkite Catholic hierarchy, Died at 94

Hilarion Capucci was born on March 2, 1922, in Aleppo, Syria, and died on January 1, 2017.

He was a Syrian Catholic bishop.

Capucci served as the titular archbishop of Caesarea in the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.

While he was in office, he was an opponent of Israel, aligning himself with the Palestinians.

Capucci was ordained a priest of the Basilian Alepian Order, on 20 July 1947.

Capucci was appointed archbishop and consecrated, on 30 July 1965.

The Vatican announced his death.

He died in Rome.

Hilarion Capucci passed away at 94 years old.