Maronite Archdiocese of

Antélias

Lebanon Lebanon

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese Archdiocese

Name: Antélias (français) / Antelias (English) / Antelien(sis) Maronitarum (Latin)

Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2021.03.03 – ...):Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (56)Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (56)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Antélias (Maronite Rite)

Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (56)Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (56)
(2021.03.03 – ...)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Born:1967.08.10 (Harharaya-Kattine, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1994.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2021.04.09

Priest of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1994.07.10 – 2021.03.03)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2021.03.03 – ...)

Archbishop Camille Zaidan
(2012.06.16 – 2019.10.21)

Born:1944.03.09 (Qusayba-Metn, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.23
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.23
Died:2019.10.21 († 75)

Priest of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1971.10.23 – 2011.08.13)

Titular Bishop of Ptolemais in Phœnicia of the Maronites (2011.08.13 – 2012.06.16)

Bishop of Curia of the Maronites (2011.08.13 – 2012.06.16)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2012.06.16 – 2019.10.21)

Archbishop Joseph Mohsen Béchara
(1988.06.11 – 2012.06.16)

Born:1935.03.19 (Arbet-Kozhaya, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1963.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:1986.05.18
Died:2020.06.09 († 85)

Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus) (1986.04.04 – 1988.06.11)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1988.06.11 – 2012.06.16)

Special Churches

Jebbeh–Sarba–Jounieh (↑), Beirut (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Population: 274,000 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 97 parishes

Personnel: 175 priests (89 diocesan, 86 religious), 402 religious (95 brothers, 307 sisters), 24 seminarians

Population

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Last updated on 2024.02.20

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