Pietro Dib was born on June 13th, 1881 in Lebanon and ordained as a priest in 1907. In 1946, after moving to Egypt, he was consecrated as the Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Maronites and stayed in the position only from April to July. He then was transferred to become the Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites and he remained in that position until his passing in November of 1964.
This article, received in 2020, was written by Grace Ramey, an undergraduate research assistant from the Boston University Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program or UROP. She completed her work under the supervision of Dr. Michele Sigg, Executive Director of the DACB.