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Cor-Bishop Father George Bet-Rasho

Was born in Baghdad Iraq February 6, 1964 to Alexander and Almas Rasho. Migrated to the United states with his family at the age of ten.

Raised in Chicago, attended Trumbell grammar School, Senn high School, Truman College and Northeastern University, presently studying at St. John's Seminary College.

Married in 1986 to Helen the daughter of Gewargis and Mary Chikko. Father of four lovely daughters Christine Mariam, Alexandra Ninweh, Arbella Josaphine, and Shana Brateil.

Started studying in the church at the age of seven at Mar Odisho in Baghdad, continued in Chicago at Mar Sargis and Mar Gewargis under some of the best teachers the late archdeacon qashisha Kako Lazar, Rev. Fr. Athanasis Yousip, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel at present H. G. Mar Emmanuel Bishop of Canada, and Rev. Fr. Charles H. Klutz.

Was ordained reader (Qarooya) 1983, sub-deacon (Hopidyaqna)1985, deacon (Shamasha) 1986. He served as a deacon for 10 years at St. George Church in Chicago and St. Zaia Church in Modesto. He was ordained Priest 1996 and was assigned to St Mary's Parish on December 22 1996. He was ordained to the position of Cor-Bishop on September 27, 2009 by His Grace Mar Aprim Khamis.

He attended St. John's Saminary College. Cor-Bishop received his B.A. in Christian Studies from Grand Canyon University.


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