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Mar Emmanuel Yosip
Birth name Emmanuel Rehana Yosip
Position Bishop
Diocese Canada
Episcopacy Began June 2, 1990
Born Baghdad, Iraq
Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East

Mar Emmanuel Yosip is an Assyrian who was born in the Baghdad suburb of Dora, and is currently the Assyrian Church of the East's Bishop of Canada. He was raised by a devout Christian family in Iraq, who subsequently moved to the USA. He became a deacon in 1981 and a priest in 1984 at Mar Gewargis, Assyrian Church in Chicago. Mar Emmanuel was consecrated a bishop in 1990 on June 3. He has a Master of Divinity and he graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters Degree in "Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations".[1]

Mar Emmanuel currently oversees the Dioceses of Canada which consists of 5 parishes and a mission.[2]

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