Greek-Melkite Territory Dependent on the Patriarch of

Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Egypt Egypt, South Sudan South Sudan, Sudan Sudan

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Territory Dependent on the Patriarch Patriarchal Territory

Name: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan (English) / Egitto, Sudan e Sudan del Sud (Italiano)

Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Present Prelates

Patriarchal Vicar (2022.06.25 – ...):Bishop Jean-Marie Chami (61)Bishop Jean-Marie Chami (61)

Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Ordinaries

Protosyncelli of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Bishop Jean-Marie Chami (61)Bishop Jean-Marie Chami (61)
(2022.06.25 – ...)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt)
Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites
Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Born:1962.05.14 (Beirut, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1996.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2022.09.03

Priest of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1996.12.08 – 2022.06.25)

Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites (2022.06.25 – ...)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (2022.06.25 – ...)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (2022.06.25 – ...)

Archbishop Georges Michel Bakar, Ist. del Prado (77)Archbishop Georges Michel Bakar, Ist. del Prado (77)
(2008 – 2022.06.25)

Titular Archbishop of Pelusium of the Greek-Melkites
Protosyncellus emeritus of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt)

Born:1946.04.20 (Cairo, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:2006.03.24

Protosyncellus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine) (2006.02.09 – 2008)

Titular Archbishop of Pelusium of the Greek-Melkites (2006.02.09 – ...)

Protosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (2008 – 2022.06.25)

Protosyncelli of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Joseph Jules Zerey (82)Archbishop Joseph Jules Zerey (82)
(2001.06.22 – 2008)

Titular Archbishop of Damiata of the Greek-Melkites
Protosyncellus emeritus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine)

Born:1941.06.09 (Alexandria, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1967.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:2001.11.09

Priest of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1967.05.05 – 2001.06.22)

Protosyncellus of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (2001.06.22 – 2008)

Titular Archbishop of Damiata of the Greek-Melkites (2001.06.22 – ...)

Protosyncellus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine) (2008 – 2018.02.09)

Archbishop Paul Antaki
(1997 – 2001.06.22)

Born:1927.01.16 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1968.12.01
Died:2011.12.29 († 84)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1968.09.09 – 1991)

Titular Archbishop of Nubia (1968.09.09 – 2011.12.29)

Patriarchal Exarch of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1991 – 1997)

Protosyncellus of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1997 – 2001.06.22)

Patriarchal Exarchs of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Paul Antaki
(1991 – 1997)

(see above)

Patriarchal Vicars of Egypt and Sudan (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Paul Antaki
(1968.09.09 – 1991)

(see above)

Archbishop Elias Zoghbi
(1954.09.02 – 1968.09.09)

Born:1912.01.09 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1936.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1954.11.21
Died:2008.01.17 († 96)

Titular Archbishop of Nubia (1954.09.02 – 1968.09.09)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1954.09.02 – 1968.09.09)

Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1968.09.09 – 1988.10.24)

Bishop Dionysios Kfoury, B.S.
(1932 – 1954)

Born:1879.12.05 (Libya)
Ordained Priest:1904.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1926.12.09
Died:1965.03.11 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites (1927.06.20 – 1965.03.11)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1932 – 1954)

Bishop Antonio Farage (later Archbishop)
(1922.12.11 – 1928)

Born:1885.12.28 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1908.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1922.01.01
Died:1963.11.09 († 77)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1922.12.11 – 1928)

Titular Bishop of Laodicea in Syria of the Greek-Melkites ([1922.01.01] 1922.12.11 – 1961.03.07)

Titular Archbishop of Damiata of the Greek-Melkites (1961.03.07 – 1963.11.09)

Archbishop Etienne Soukkarie
(1920.04.25 – 1921.11.25)

Born:1868.10.17 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1891
Consecrated Bishop:1920.04.25
Died:1921.11.25 († 53)

Titular Archbishop of Myra of the Greek-Melkites (1920.04.25 – 1921.11.25)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1920.04.25 – 1921.11.25)

Bishop Pierre-Macario Saba (later Archbishop)
(1903.11.29 – 1919.06.25)

Born:1873.02.14 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1898.03.03
Consecrated Bishop:1903.11.29
Died:1943.07.28 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Palmyra of the Greek-Melkites (1903.11.29 – 1919.06.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria of the Greek-Melkites (1903.11.29 – 1919.06.25)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1903.11.29 – 1919.06.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (1919.06.25 – 1943.07.28)

Bishop Athanase Nasser
(1879 – 1902.10.24)

Consecrated Bishop:1879.08.05
Died:1902.10.24

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1879 – 1902.10.24)

Archbishop Joannice Massamiri
(1866 – 1878)

Died:1882.09.13

Titular Archbishop of Palmyra of the Greek-Melkites (1865.01.14 – 1882.09.13)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1866 – 1878)

Bishop Ambroise Abdou
(1864 – 1866.11.15)

Born:1820.01.08 (Syria)
Consecrated Bishop:1860.04.01
Died:1876 († 56)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1864 – 1866.11.15)

Bishop of Zahleh–Furzol of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1866.11.15 – 1875.12.24)

Bishop Basile Kfoury
(1837 – 1859.04.05)

Born:1794
Consecrated Bishop:1837.09.05
Died:1859.04.05 († 64)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1837 – 1859.04.05)

Archimandrite Thomas Qouyoumji, B.S.
(1835 – 1836)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1835 – 1836)

Superior General of Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour (Salvatorian Fathers) (1846 – 1849)

Special Churches

Statistics (2019.12.31)

Population: 6,310 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 14 parishes

Personnel: 12 priests (diocesan), 2 deacons, 11 religious (11 sisters)

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