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Maronite Archdiocese of

Aleppo

Syria Syria

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 3,300 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 4 parishes, 1 mission, 6 priests (diocesan) (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2015.10.31 – ...):Archbishop Joseph Tobji (47)Archbishop Joseph Tobji (47)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Aleppo (Maronite Rite)

Archbishop Joseph Tobji (47)Archbishop Joseph Tobji (47)Permalink
(2015.10.31 – ...)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria)

Born:1971.03.28 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1996.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:2015.12.07

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (2015.10.31 – ...)

Archbishop Youssef Anis Abi-Aad, PradoPermalink
(1997.06.07 – 2003.11.11)

Born:1940.01.12 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1997.11.01
Died:2017.05.06 († 77)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1997.06.07 – 2003.11.11)

Archbishop Pierre CallaosPermalink
(1990.06.09 – 1997.03.16)

Born:1922.06.30 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1948.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1990.08.12
Died:1997.03.16 († 74)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1990.06.09 – 1997.03.16)

Archbishop Joseph SalaméPermalink
(1967.03.15 – 1990.06.09)

Born:1914.12.25 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1967.05.14
Died:2004.03.29 († 89)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1967.03.15 – 1990.06.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Latakia of the Maronites (Syria) (1967.09.24 – 1977.08.04)

Archbishop François AyoubPermalink
(1954.04.16 – 1966.06.02)

Born:1899.07.11 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1925.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:1943.02.14
Died:1966.06.02 († 66)

Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus) (1942.11.28 – 1954.04.16)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1954.04.16 – 1966.06.02)

Apostolic Administrator ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Latakia of the Maronites (Syria) (1954.04.16 – 1966.06.02)

Archbishop Ignace ZiadéPermalink
(1946.04.27 – 1950.12.13)

Born:1906.01.26 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1929.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1946.11.24
Died:1994.03.31 († 88)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1946.04.27 – 1950.12.13)

Titular Bishop of Balanea (1950.12.13 – 1952.01.26)

Archbishop of Beirut of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1952.01.26 – 1986.04.04)

Archbishop Michele AkrasPermalink
(1913.02.24 – 1945.10.27)

Born:1871.03.08 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1898.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1913.03.08
Died:1947.02.05 († 75)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1913.02.24 – 1945.10.27)

Titular Archbishop of Anazarbus (1945.10.27 – 1947.02.05)

Archbishop Youssef DebsPermalink
(1896.03.22 – 1912)

Born:1846.07.12 (Syria)
Died:1912 († 66)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1896.03.22 – 1912)

Archbishop Gabriel Farhat, O.L.M.Permalink
(1725 – 1732)

Born:1670 (Syria)
Consecrated Bishop:1725
Died:1732 († 62)

Founder of Lebanese Maronite Order (Baladites) (1695.11.10)

Superior General of Lebanese Maronite Order (Baladites) (1716 – 1723)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1725 – 1732)

Archbishop Jibra’il al-Bluzani (Gabriel Belusani) (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1663 – 1704.05.12)

Born:1625? (Lebanon)
Consecrated Bishop:1663
Died:1705.10.31 († 80)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria) (1663 – 1704.05.12)

Superior General of Antonin Maronite Order (1700.08.15)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) ([1704.05.12] 1705.04.27 – 1705.10.31)


as of 2018.11.07

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