Chaldean Diocese of

Alquoch

Iraq Iraq

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Alquoch / Alquoshen(sis) Chaldæorum (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Baghdad

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.10.08 – ...):Bishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko (48)Bishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Alquoch (Chaldean Rite)

Bishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko (48)Bishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko (48)
(2022.10.08 – ...)

Bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

Born:1976.02.14 (Karemlesh, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:2008.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:2021.10.22

Priest of Mossul–Aqrā of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2008.07.25 – 2021.08.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2021.08.14 – 2022.10.08)

Bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2022.10.08 – ...)

Bishop Mikha Pola Maqdassi (75)Bishop Mikha Pola Maqdassi (75)
(2001.12.03 – 2022.10.08)

Titular Bishop of Seert of the Chaldeans
Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

Born:1949.03.09 (Alquoch, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1973
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.01

Priest of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1973 – 2001.12.03)

Bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2001.12.03 – 2022.10.08)

Titular Bishop of Seert of the Chaldeans (2022.10.08 – ...)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2022.10.08 – ...)

Bishop Abdul-Ahad Sana
(1961.02.24 – 2001.12.03)

Born:1922.12.10 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1947.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1961.03.19
Died:2007.02.28 († 84)

Bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1960.12.20] 1961.02.24 – 2001.12.03)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Mossul–Aqrā (↙), Duhok (↖), Erbil (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Population: 6,500 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 7 parishes

Personnel: 9 priests (8 diocesan, 1 religious), 3 deacons, 2 religious (2 brothers), 5 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.05.29

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