Syriac Church

Eastern-Rite sui juris Catholic Church

Tradition: Antiochian Rite

Type: Patriarchal

Canonical Territory: Near East

Population: 266,000

Official Languages: Syriac, Aramaic

 

Patriarchal See: Antioch (Lebanon)

Synod: Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church

 


Jurisdictions (17): Patriarchates Patriarchate (1), Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (2), Archdioceses Archdiocese (4), Dioceses Diocese (4), Apostolic Exarchates Apostolic Exarchate (2), Patriarchal Exarchates Patriarchal Exarchate (3), Patriarchal Territories Patriarchal Territory (1)


Canada Canada: Canada

Egypt Egypt: Cairo

Iraq Iraq: Baghdad, Mossul, Adiabene, Basra and the Gulf

Israel Israel: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

Jordan Jordan: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

Lebanon Lebanon: Antioch, Beirut

Palestine Palestine: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

South Sudan South Sudan: Sudan and South Sudan

Sudan Sudan: Sudan and South Sudan

Syria Syria: Damascus, Homs, Aleppo, Hassaké–Nisibi

Turkiye Turkiye: Turkiye

USA USA: Our Lady of Deliverance in the United States

Venezuela Venezuela: Venezuela

 

by Type | Titular Sees | Changes in Jurisdictions


Patriarch ([2009.01.20] 2009.01.22 – ...):Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (79)Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (79)

President of Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church

Bishop of Curia (2018.02.19 – ...):Bishop Charles Georges Mrad (54)Bishop Charles Georges Mrad (54)

Titular Bishop of Zorava

Bishop of Curia (2022.05.12 – ...):Bishop Jules Boutros (41)Bishop Jules Boutros (41)

Titular Bishop of Amida of the Syriacs

Procurator at Rome (2020.03.27 – ...):Bishop Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan (44)Bishop Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan (44)

Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs

Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe (2017.06.21 – ...):Bishop Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan (44)Bishop Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan (44)

Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs

Apostolic Visitator in Australia (2017.06.21 – ...):Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (85)Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (85)

Archbishop emeritus of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Retired Patriarch Patriarch (1): Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (79)Younan

Retired Archbishop Archbishops (12)

Retired Bishop Bishops (10)

Living Prelates | Appointments | Officials


Last updated on 2024.04.06

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