Biography

YOHANNA, Samer Soreshow Yohanna.

07/08/1980 Nineveh - Iraq.

Member of the Chaldean Antonian Order of St Hormizd 16/01/2003, Priest since 24/11/2006, Superior General of the (O.A.O.C.) 5th  November 2016.

BA in Translation, 2005

BA in Theology, 2006.

Licentiate in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, PIB, Rome 2011.

Diploma post-laurea, Scuola Vaticana di Biblioteconomia 2013.

Doctorate in ANES, PIB, Rome 2014.

Bilingual mother tongue: Sureth & Arabic. Speaks English and Italian.

He published many articles and translations, in 2015 published his doctoral dissertation: “The Gospel of Mark in the Syriac Harklean Version, An Edition Based upon the Earliest Witness”.

He was Rector of Babel College for Philosophy and Theology 2015. Now he is lecturer there.

He is a co-founder of the Syriac Dept. at Salahaddin University and a lecturer there since 2016.