Maronite Diocese of

Jbeil

Lebanon Lebanon

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jbeil / Byblos / Byblien(sis) Maronitarum (Latin)

Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.01.16 – ...):Bishop Michel Aoun (64)Bishop Michel Aoun (64)

Apostolic Visitator in Bulgaria and Romania of the Maronites

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jbeil (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Michel Aoun (64)Bishop Michel Aoun (64)
(2012.01.16 – ...)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon)
Apostolic Visitator in Bulgaria and Romania of the Maronites

Born:1959.06.02 (Dammour, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.25

Priest of Beirut of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1984.06.09 – 2012.01.16)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2012.01.16 – ...)

Apostolic Visitator in Bulgaria and Romania of the Maronites (2018.10.11 – ...)

Cardinal Béchara Pierre Raï, O.M.M. (83)Bishop Béchara Raï, O.M.M. (83) (later Cardinal)
(1990.06.09 – 2011.03.15)

Cardinal-Patriarch
Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon)
President of Synod of the Maronite Church
President of Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon
President of Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East

Communio et caritas

Born:1940.02.25 (Himlaya, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1967.09.03
Consecrated Bishop:1986.07.12
Created Cardinal:2012.11.24

Titular Bishop of Cesarea Philippi (1986.05.02 – 1990.06.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1986.05.02 – 1990.06.09)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1990.06.09 – 2011.03.15)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) ([2011.03.15] 2011.03.25 – ...)

President of Synod of the Maronite Church (2011.03.25 – ...)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon (2011.03.25 – ...)

President of Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East (2011.04? – ...)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2012.11.24 – ...)

Bishop Philippe
(1736? – ?)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1736? – ?)

Bishop Joseph
(1699? – ?)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1699? – ?)

Bishop Jean Abacuch
(1694? – ?)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1694? – ?)

Bishop Joseph
(1673? – ?)

Bishop of Jbeil of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1673? – ?)

Special Churches

Batroun (↑), Baalbek–Deir Al-Ahmar (→), Jebbeh–Sarba–Jounieh (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Population: 155,000 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 83 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 111 priests (62 diocesan, 49 religious), 5 deacons, 124 religious (53 brothers, 71 sisters), 12 seminarians

Population

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Deacons

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.02.22

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