Greek-Melkite Church

Eastern-Rite sui juris Catholic Church

Tradition: Constantinian or Byzantine Rite

Type: Patriarchal

Canonical Territory: Lebanon, Syria, the Holy Land, Egypt and Sudan

Population: 1,670,000

Official Languages: Arabic, Greek

 

Patriarchal See: Antioch (Syria)

Synod: Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church

 


Jurisdictions (27): Patriarchates Patriarchate (1), Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (6), Archdioceses Archdiocese (8), Dioceses Diocese (5), Apostolic Exarchates Apostolic Exarchate (2), Patriarchal Exarchates Patriarchal Exarchate (3), Patriarchal Territories Patriarchal Territory (2)


Argentina Argentina: Argentina

Australia Australia: Saint Michael’s of Sydney

Brazil Brazil: Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo

Canada Canada: Saint-Sauveur de Montréal

Egypt Egypt: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Iraq Iraq: Iraq

Israel Israel: Akka, Jerusalem

Jordan Jordan: Bāniyās, Petra and Philadelphia

Kuwait Kuwait: Kuwait

Lebanon Lebanon: Beirut–Gibail, Tyr, Baalbek, Bāniyās, Saïdā, Tripoli, Zahleh–Furzol

Mexico Mexico: Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México

New Zealand New Zealand: Saint Michael’s of Sydney

Palestine Palestine: Jerusalem

South Sudan South Sudan: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Sudan Sudan: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Syria Syria: Antioch, Aleppo, Bosra–Hauran, Damascus, Homs, Latakia

Turkiye Turkiye: Istanbul

USA USA: Newton

Venezuela Venezuela: Venezuela

 

by Type | Titular Sees | Changes in Jurisdictions


Patriarch ([2017.06.20] 2017.06.22 – ...):Patriarch Youssef Absi, M.S.P. (77)Patriarch Youssef Absi (77)

President of Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church

President of Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in Syria

Patriarchal Administrator of Iraq of the Greek-Melkites (Iraq)

Procurator at Rome (2019 – ...):Archimandrite Chihade Abboud (45)Archimandrite Chihade Abboud (45)
Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe (1999.12.31 – ...):Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart (81)Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart (81)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Retired Patriarch Patriarchs (2): Patriarch Youssef Absi, M.S.P. (77)Absi, Patriarch Gregorios III Laham, B.S. (90)Laham

Retired Archbishop Archbishops (27)

Retired Bishop Bishops (9)

Living Prelates | Appointments | Officials


Religious Orders (4):Basilian Alepian Order
Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist
Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour (Salvatorian Fathers)
Society of Missionaries of Saint Paul

Last updated on 2024.04.30

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