Armenian Patriarchal Exarchate of

Damascus

Syria Syria

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Armenian

Type: Patriarchal Exarchate Patriarchal Exarchate

Name: Damascus (English) / Damas (français) / Damasco (Italiano) / Dimašq / Aš-Šām

Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

History

Present Prelates

Patriarchal Exarch (1997 – ...):Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B. (88)Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B. (88)

Bishop emeritus of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria)

Ordinaries

Patriarchal Exarchs of Damascus (Armenian Rite)

Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B. (88)Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B. (88)
(1997 – ...)

Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians (Syria)
Bishop emeritus of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria)

Born:1936.05.02 (Alep, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1969.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.18

Bishop of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria) (1989.08.21 – 1992.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires of the Armenians (Argentina) (1994.05.24 – 1997)

Bishop of Curia of the Armenians (1997 – 1999)

Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians (Syria) (1997 – ...)

Msgr. Kevork Tayroyan
(1983 – 1997)

Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians (Syria) (1983 – 1997)

Archbishop Paul Coussa
(1969.08.26 – 1983.06.27)

Born:1917.09.09 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1941.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1969.12.21
Died:2012.07.07 († 94)

Titular Archbishop of Colonia in Armenia (1969.08.26 – 1983.06.27)

Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians (Syria) (1969.08.26 – 1983.06.27)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Armenians (Iraq) (1983.06.27 – 2001.10.13)

Special Churches

Beirut (←), Aleppo (↗), Jerusalem and Amman (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Population: 4,500 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 1 parish

Personnel: 1 priest (religious), 1 religious (1 brother)

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Last updated on 2024.06.17

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