Syriac Archdiocese of

Mossul

Iraq Iraq

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese Archdiocese

Name: Mossul / Mosul (English) / Mausilien(sis) Syrorum (Latin)

Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2023.01.07 โ€“ ...):Archbishop Younan Hano (41)Archbishop Younan Hano (Qusay Mubarak Abdullah) (41)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Mossul (Syriac Rite)

Archbishop Younan Hano (41)Archbishop Younan Hano (Qusay Mubarak Abdullah) (41)
(2023.01.07 โ€“ ...)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1982.09.10 (Qaraqosh, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:2011.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2023.02.03

Priest of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2011.06.29 โ€“ 2023.01.07)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2023.01.07 โ€“ ...)

Archbishop Ephram Yousif Abba (72)Archbishop Ephram Yousif Abba (72)
(Patriarchal Administrator 2021.09.18 โ€“ 2023.01.07)

Archbishop Boutros Moshe (80)Archbishop Boutros Moshe (80)
(2011.03.01 โ€“ 2021.09.18)

Archbishop emeritus of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1943.11.23 (Qaraqosh, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2011.04.16

Priest of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1968.06.09 โ€“ 2011.03.01)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2011.03.01 โ€“ 2021.09.18)

Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (85)Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (85)
(1999.09.22 โ€“ 2011.03.01)

Apostolic Visitator in Australia of the Syriacs
Archbishop emeritus of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1938.10.25 (Karakoche, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1999.12.09

Priest of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1962.06.10 โ€“ 1999.09.22)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) ([1999.05.08] 1999.09.22 โ€“ 2011.03.01)

Bishop of Curia of the Syriacs (2011.03.01 โ€“ 2017.06.21)

Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Syriacs (2014.01.13 โ€“ 2017.06.21)

Apostolic Visitator in Australia of the Syriacs (2017.06.21 โ€“ ...)

Archbishop Cyrille Emmanuel Benni
(1959.10.23 โ€“ 1999.09.22)

Born:1921.01.01 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1944.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1959.12.08
Died:1999.12.09 (โ€  78)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) ([1959.10.06] 1959.10.23 โ€“ 1999.09.22)

Archbishop Jules Georges Kandela
(1952.03.07 โ€“ 1959.08.23)

Born:1889.12.03 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1913.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1951.08.15
Died:1980.04.15 (โ€  90)

Titular Bishop of Cephas ([1951.04.26] 1951.08.15 โ€“ 1952.03.07)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) ([1952.02.20] 1952.03.07 โ€“ 1959.08.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) (1959.08.23 โ€“ 1971)

Titular Archbishop of Seleucia Pieria (1959.08.23 โ€“ 1980.04.15)

Archbishop Atanasio Giorgio (Cyrille) Dallal
(1926.07.31 โ€“ 1951.12.14)

Born:1876.10.20 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1900.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1912.11.24
Died:1951.12.14 (โ€  75)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1912.09.04 โ€“ 1926.07.31)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1926.07.31 โ€“ 1951.12.14)

Archbishop Grรฉgoire Pierre Habra
(1901.08.16 โ€“ 1924.03.24)

Born:1856.12.03 (Syria)
Died:1933.03.21 (โ€  76)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1901.08.16 โ€“ 1924.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Damascus of the Syriacs (Syria) (1924.03.24 โ€“ 1933.03.21)

Archbishop Cyrille Behnam Benni (later Patriarch)
(1862 โ€“ 1893.10.12)

Born:1831.08.14 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1856.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1862.03.09
Died:1897.09.13 (โ€  66)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1862 โ€“ 1893.10.12)

Bishop of Mardin and Amida of the Syriacs (1893.10.12 โ€“ 1897.09.13)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) ([1893.10.12] 1894.05.18 โ€“ 1897.09.13)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Homs (โ†™), Hassakรฉโ€“Nisibi (โ†), Adiabene (โ†’), Baghdad (โ†˜)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Population: 4,890 Catholics

Pastoral Centres: 19 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 58 priests (32 diocesan, 26 religious), 11 deacons, 26 religious (26 brothers), 3 seminarians

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