Greek-Melkite Apostolic Exarchate of

Argentina

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Apostolic Exarchate Apostolic Exarchate

Name: Argentina / Argentinæ (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint George (April 23), Saint Nicholas of Myra (December 6)

History

Contact Info

Address: Corrientes 276, X5000ANF, Córdoba, Argentina

Phone: (0351) 421-0625

Present Prelates

Apostolic Exarch:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2023.01.14 – ...):Fr. Jean Abou CrouchFr. Jean Abou Crouch

Ordinaries

Apostolic Exarchs of Argentina (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Fr. Jean Abou CrouchFr. Jean Abou Crouch
(Apostolic Administrator 2023.01.14 – ...)

Bishop Ibrahim Salameh, M.S.P. (78)Bishop Ibrahim Salameh, M.S.P. (78)
(2013.08.15 – 2023.01.14)

Titular Bishop of Palmyra of the Greek-Melkites
Apostolic Exarch emeritus of Argentina of the Greek-Melkites (Argentina)

Born:1945.12.10 (Marmarita, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.27

Apostolic Exarch of Argentina of the Greek-Melkites (Argentina) (2013.08.15 – 2023.01.14)

Titular Bishop of Palmyra of the Greek-Melkites (2013.08.15 – ...)

Archbishop Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C. (71)Bishop Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C. (71) (later Archbishop)
(2006.10.17 – 2012.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Born:1952.06.28 (Yabroud, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.24
Consecrated Bishop:2007.02.03

Titular Bishop of Hilta (2006.10.17 – 2006.11.11)

Apostolic Exarch of Argentina of the Greek-Melkites (Argentina) (2006.10.17 – 2012.06.23)

Titular Bishop of Palmyra of the Greek-Melkites (2006.11.11 – 2012.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (2012.06.23 – ...)

Archbishop Georges Nicolas Haddad, M.S.P. (66)Bishop Georges Nicolas Haddad, M.S.P. (66) (later Archbishop)
(2002.04.20 – 2005.12.19)

Archbishop of Bāniyās of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Born:1957.06.24 (Beirut, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1983.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:2002.06.23

Apostolic Exarch of Argentina of the Greek-Melkites (Argentina) (2002.04.20 – 2005.12.19)

Titular Bishop of Myra of the Greek-Melkites (2002.04.20 – 2006.10.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (2003.03.21 – 2005.12.10)

Archbishop of Bāniyās of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2006.10.14 – ...)

Special Churches

Churches by City (3)

Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (↗)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Population: 339,125 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 3 parishes

Personnel: 1 religious (1 sister)

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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