Chaldean Archdiocese of

Erbil

Iraq Iraq

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Archdiocese Archdiocese

Name: Erbil / Arbil / Arbilen(sis) Chaldæorum (Latin)

Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2010.05.24 – ...):Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (54)Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (54)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Erbil (Chaldean Rite)

Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (54)Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (54)
(2010.05.24 – ...)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

Born:1969.06.15 (Baghdad, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1993.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.07.03

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2010.05.24 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Zaku of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2012.07 – 2013.06.13)

Bishop Rabban Al-Qas
(Apostolic Administrator 2007 – 2010.05.24)

Archbishop Yacoub Denha Scher
(2001.01.12 – 2005.01.08)

Born:1934.04.07 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.16
Died:2005.01.08 († 70)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2001.01.12 – 2005.01.08)

Archbishop Jacques Ishaq
(1997.05.07 – 1999.05.04)

Born:1938.02.25 (Mosul, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.26
Died:2023.06.22 (Arbil, Iraq † 85)

Priest of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1963.06.20 – 1997.05.07)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1997.05.07 – 1999.05.04)

Bishop of Curia of the Chaldeans (2005.12.21 – 2014)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis of the Chaldeans (2005.12.21 – 2023.06.22)

Apostolic Administrator of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2012.12.19 – 2013.02.01)

Archbishop Hanna Markho
(1994.08.05 – 1996.10.23)

Born:1937.03.21 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:1994.12.11
Died:1996.10.23 († 59)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1994.08.05 – 1996.10.23)

Archbishop Stéphane Babaca
(1969.10.28 – 1994.08.05)

Born:1919.01.22 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1941.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1969.12.06
Died:2007.04.06 († 88)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1969.10.28 – 1994.08.05)

Special Churches

Mossul–Aqrā (←), Alquoch (↖), Urmyā (↗), Kirkuk–Sulaimaniya (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Population: 17,290 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 9 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 14 priests (diocesan), 5 deacons, 35 religious (5 brothers, 30 sisters), 2 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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Religious

Seminarians

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