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Greek-Melkite Archdiocese of

Akka

Israel Israel

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 70,000 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 35 priests (31 diocesan, 4 religious), 1 deacon, 56 lay religious (13 brothers, 43 sisters), 10 seminarians (2017)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop ([2018.11.09] 2019.03.18 – ...):Archbishop Youssef Matta (50)Archbishop Youssef Matta (50)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Akka (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Youssef Matta (50)Archbishop Youssef Matta (50)Permalink
(2019.03.18 – ...)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel)

Born:1968.12.03 (Israel)
Ordained Priest:1999.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:2019.06.01

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) ([2018.11.09] 2019.03.18 – ...)

Archbishop Georges Bacaouni (57)Archbishop Georges Bacaouni (57)Permalink
(2014.06.21 – 2018.11.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Born:1962.05.16 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:2005.11.27

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) ([2005.06.27] 2005.10.20 – 2014.06.21)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (2014.06.21 – 2018.11.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2018.11.09 – ...)

Archbishop Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M. (65)Archbishop Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M. (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.01.27 – 2014.06.21)

Archbishop Elias Chacour (80)Archbishop Elias Chacour (80)Permalink
(2006.02.17 – 2014.01.27)

Archbishop emeritus of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel)

Born:1939.11.29 (Israel)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.25

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) ([2006.02.11] 2006.02.17 – 2014.01.27)

Archbishop Georges Nicolas Haddad, M.S.P. (62)Bishop Georges Nicolas Haddad, M.S.P. (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.03.21 – 2005.12.10)

Archbishop Pierre Mouallem, M.S.P. (91)Archbishop Pierre Mouallem, M.S.P. (91)Permalink
(1998.07.29 – 2003.07.18)

Archbishop emeritus of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel)

Born:1928.05.10 (Israel)
Ordained Priest:1955.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:1990.06.29

Superior General of Society of Missionaries of Saint Paul (1975 – 1987)

Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (Brazil) (1990.04.20 – 1998.07.29)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1998.07.29 – 2003.07.18)

Archbishop Maximos SalloumPermalink
(1975.08.20 – 1997.07.23)

Born:1920.12.02 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1946.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.14
Died:2004.10.28 († 83)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1975.08.20 – 1997.07.23)

Archbishop Joseph-Marie RayaPermalink
(1968.09.09 – 1974.08.21)

Born:1916.08.15 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1941.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.10.20
Died:2005.06.10 († 88)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1968.09.09 – 1974.08.21)

Titular Archbishop of Scythopolis (1974.08.21 – 2005.06.10)

Archbishop Georges Hakim (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1943.03.13 – 1967.11.22)

Born:1908.05.18 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1930.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1943.06.13
Died:2001.06.30 († 93)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1943.03.13 – 1967.11.22)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) ([1967.11.22] 1967.11.26 – 2000.11.22)

Patriarch of Alexandria of the Greek-Melkites ([1967.11.22] 1967.11.26 – 2000.11.22)

Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites ([1967.11.22] 1967.11.26 – 2000.11.22)

President of Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church (1969 – 2000.11.22)

President of Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries in Syria (1969 – 2000.11.22)

Bishops of Akka (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Bishop Grégoire Haggiar, B.S.Permalink
(1901.03.24 – 1940.10.30)

Born:1875.03.12 (Israel)
Ordained Priest:1897.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:1901.03.24
Died:1940.10.30 († 65)

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1901.03.24 – 1940.10.30)

Bishop Athanase Sabbagh, B.S.Permalink
(1894 – 1899?)

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1894 – 1899?)

Bishop Agapio Dumani, B.S.Permalink
(1864.12.04 – 1893)

Died:1893

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1864.12.04 – 1893)

Bishop Habib TheodosiusPermalink
(1809 – 1833?)

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1809 – 1833?)

Bishop Macarios NahasPermalink
(1795 – 1809?)

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1795 – 1809?)

Bishop Macarios FakhouryPermalink
(? – 1794?)

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (? – 1794?)

Bishop Michel Germanos Adam (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1774 – 1777.07)

Consecrated Bishop:1774.12.25

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1774 – 1777.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (1777.07 – 1809)

Bishop Macaire AjemiPermalink
(1759 – 1774.12.25)

Bishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (1759 – 1774.12.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.30

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