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Apostolic Vicariate of

Aleppo

Syria Syria

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Population: 13,000 Catholics (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Beirut (↙), Anatolia (↖), Baghdad (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 10 parishes, 6 missions, 38 priests (religious), 207 lay religious (48 brothers, 159 sisters) (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2013.11.04 – ...):Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (71)Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (71)

Titular Bishop of Rusadus

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Aleppo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (71)Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (71)Permalink
(2013.11.04 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria)
Titular Bishop of Rusadus

Nouvelle de Jésus Christ

Born:1947.08.03 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2014.01.11

Apostolic Administrator of Aleppo (Syria) (2013.04.15 – 2013.11.04)

Titular Bishop of Rusadus (2013.11.04 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (2013.11.04 – ...)

Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (71)Fr. Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (71) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.04.15 – 2013.11.04)

Bishop Giuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M.Permalink
(2002.11.21 – 2013.04.15)

Born:1937.12.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.06
Died:2015.10.26 († 77)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1992.04.10 [1992.05.08] – 1998.01.16)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (2002.11.21 – 2013.04.15)

Titular Bishop of Forma (2002.11.21 – 2015.10.26)

Bishop Armando Bortolaso, S.D.B. (92)Bishop Armando Bortolaso, S.D.B. (92)Permalink
(1992.07.09 – 2002.11.21)

Titular Bishop of Raphanea
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Aleppo (Syria)

Vitam pastorum

Born:1926.08.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1953.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1992.10.04

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1992.07.09 – 2002.11.21)

Titular Bishop of Raphanea (1992.07.09 – ...)

Bishop Guerino Dominique Picchi, O.F.M.Permalink
(1980.06.20 – 1992.07.09)

Born:1915.08.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1941.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1980.09.21
Died:1997.07.19 († 81)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1980.06.20 – 1992.07.09)

Titular Bishop of Sebaste in Palæstina (1980.06.20 – 1997.07.19)

Bishop Bonaventure Akiki, O.F.M.Permalink
(1973.03.01 – 1979)

Born:1905.04.10 (Palestine)
Ordained Priest:1930.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1973.05.13
Died:1987.09.09 († 82)

Apostolic Administrator of Aleppo (Syria) (1967.06.28 – 1973.03.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1973.03.01 – 1979)

Titular Bishop of Larissa in Syria (1973.03.01 – 1987.09.09)

Fr. Bonaventure Akiki, O.F.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1967.06.28 – 1973.03.01)

Archbishop Frediano Giannini, O.F.M.Permalink
(1905.01.16 – 1936)

Born:1861.06.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1883.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1905.03.15
Died:1939.10.25 († 78)

Custos of the Holy Land of Custody of the Holy Land (1900 – 1906)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1905.01.16 – 1935)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1905.01.16 – 1936)

Titular Archbishop of Serræ (1905.01.16 – 1939.10.25)

Vice-Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church of Reverend Apostolic Camera (1936? – 1939)

Archbishop Pietro Gonzalez Carlo Duval, O.P.Permalink
(1895.11.29 – 1904.07.31)

Born:1833.08.17
Ordained Priest:1856.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1895.12.22
Died:1904.07.31 († 70)

Titular Archbishop of Petra (1895.11.29 – 1904.07.31)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1895.11.29 – 1904.07.31)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1896.02.25 – 1904.07.31)

Archbishop Luigi Piavi, O.F.M. (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1876.11.13 – 1889.08.28)

Born:1833.03.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1855
Died:1905.01.24 († 71)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1876.11.13 – 1889.08.28)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1876.11.13 – 1889.08.28)

Titular Archbishop of Siunia (1876.11.18 – 1889.08.28)

Patriarch of Jerusalem (Palestine) (1889.08.28 – 1905.01.24)

Grand Master of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (1889.08.28 – 1905.01.24)

Patriarch Paulus BrunoniPermalink
(1853.07.04 – 1869.06.25)

Born:1807.06.01 (Cyprus)
Consecrated Bishop:1853.07.17
Died:1877.01.02 († 69)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1853.07.04 – 1869.06.25)

Titular Archbishop of Tharona (1853.07.12 – 1868.06.25)

Patriarch of Antioch (1868.06.25 – 1877.01.02)

Archbishop Francisco Villardel, O.F.M.Permalink
(1839.03.08 – 1852.06.19)

Died:1852.06.19

Titular Archbishop of Philippi (1839.03.08 – 1852.06.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) (1839.03.08 – 1852.06.19)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1839.03.08 – 1852.06.19)

Vicars Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giuiseppe Angelo di Fazio, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1837.12.15 – 1838.12.13)

Born:1801.11.02 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1836.06.30
Died:1838.12.13 († 37)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan (India) (1836.04.26 – 1837.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa (1836.04.26 – 1838.12.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus (Syria) (1837.12.15 – 1838.12.13)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1837.12.15 – 1838.12.13)

Archbishop Jean-Baptiste AuvergnePermalink
(1833.03 – 1836.09.14)

Born:1793.09.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1833.05.01
Died:1836.09.14 († 43)

Vicar Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus (Syria) (1833.03 – 1836.09.14)

Apostolic Delegate to Egypt and Arabia (1833.03 – 1836.09.14)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1833.03 – 1836.09.14)

Titular Archbishop of Iconium (1833.03.29 – 1836.09.14)

Bishop Aloisio Gandolfi, C.M.Permalink
(1818.01.13 – 1825.08.25)

Consecrated Bishop:1816.07.28
Died:1825.08.25

Titular Bishop of Icosium (Algeria) (1815.08.11 – 1825.08.25)

Apostolic Delegate to Syria (1815.08.11 – 1825.08.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Syria, Egypt, Arabia and Cyprus (Syria) (1818.01.13 – 1825.08.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.08.28

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