Bishop Constantine Kayyal

  • Costantine Kayyal

Bishop Constantine Kayyal is a auxiliary hierarch in the Antiochian Patriarchate. He is also the abbot of Saint Elias – Shwayya Patriarchal Monastery in Northern Maten, Lebanon. In addition, Kayyal serves on the faculty of the Institute of Theology at the University of Balamand.

In January, 2014, the bishop was accused in civil court of molesting a 10 year old boy at his monastery in April of 2012. Kayyal has denied the allegations through his attorney, claiming that the charges stemmed from a personal dispute between the father and the bishop involving money. The suit will reportedly come before a court in April of 2014.