Coptic Diocese of

Abu Qurqas

Egypt Egypt

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Coptic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Abu Qurqas / Abucurcasen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Alexandria

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.01.07 – ...):Bishop Bechara Giuda Matarana, O.F.M. (52)Bishop Bechara Giuda Matarana, O.F.M. (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Abu Qurqas (Coptic Rite)

Bishop Bechara Giuda Matarana, O.F.M. (52)Bishop Bechara Giuda Matarana, O.F.M. (52)
(2020.01.07 – ...)

Bishop of Abu Qurqas of the Copts (Egypt)

Born:1971.08.28 (Al-Nagila, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:2001.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:2020.02.27

Bishop of Abu Qurqas of the Copts (Egypt) (2020.01.07 – ...)

Special Churches

Minya (↑), Al Qusia (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 24,200 km²

Population: 42,000 Catholics (2.1% of 2,030,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 21 parishes

Personnel: 24 priests (diocesan), 17 religious (2 brothers, 15 sisters), 2 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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