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Chaldean Archdiocese of

Ahvaz

Iran Iran

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 25 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 1 parish (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop:vacant
Patriarchal Administrator (2013? – ...):Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (73)Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran)

President of Iranian Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Ahvaz (Chaldean Rite)

Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (73)Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (73)Permalink
(Patriarchal Administrator 2013? – ...)

Archbishop Hanna ZoraPermalink
(1974.05.01 – 2011.06.10)

Born:1939.03.15 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1974.10.27
Died:2016.10.02 († 77)

Archbishop of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1974.05.01 – 2011.06.10)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mar Addai of Toronto of the Chaldeans (Canada) (2011.06.10 – 2014.05.03)

Archbishop Samuel Chauriz, O.S.H.Permalink
(1972.01.18 – 1974.05.01)

Born:1909.01.25 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1951.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1972.05.14
Died:1981.06.14 († 72)

Archbishop of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1972.01.18 – 1974.05.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Urmyā of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1974.05.01 – 1981.06.14)

Bishop of Salmas of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1974.05.01 – 1981.06.14)

Archbishop Thomas Michel BidawidPermalink
(1966.01.06 – 1970.08.24)

Born:1910.04.15 (Iran)
Ordained Priest:1935.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1966.03.25
Died:1971.03.29 († 60)

Archbishop of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1966.01.06 – 1970.08.24)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis of the Chaldeans (1970.08.24 – 1971.03.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1970.08.24 – 1971.03.29)


as of 2018.11.07

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