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Chaldean Archdiocese of

Erbil

Iraq Iraq

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 30,000 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 7 parishes, 1 mission, 15 priests (13 diocesan, 2 religious), 5 deacons, 44 lay religious (2 brothers, 42 sisters), 4 seminarians (2017)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mossul (←), Alquoch (↖), Urmyā (↗), Kirkuk–Sulaimaniya (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2010.05.24 – ...):Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (51)Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (51)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Erbil (Chaldean Rite)

Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (51)Archbishop Bashar Matte Warda, C.SS.R. (51)Permalink
(2010.05.24 – ...)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

Born:1969.06.15 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1993.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.07.03

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2010.05.24 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Zaku of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2012.07 – 2013.06.13)

Bishop Rabban Al-Qas (71)Bishop Rabban Al-Qas (71)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2007 – 2010.05.24)

Archbishop Yacoub Denha ScherPermalink
(2001.01.12 – 2005.01.08)

Born:1934.04.07 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.16
Died:2005.01.08 († 70)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2001.01.12 – 2005.01.08)

Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (82)Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (82)Permalink
(1997.05.07 – 1999.05.04)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis of the Chaldeans
Archbishop emeritus of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

Born:1938.02.25 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.26

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1997.05.07 – 1999.05.04)

Bishop of Curia of the Chaldeans (2005.12.21 – 2014)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis of the Chaldeans (2005.12.21 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2012.12.19 – 2013.02.01)

Archbishop Hanna MarkhoPermalink
(1994.08.05 – 1996.10.23)

Born:1937.03.21 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:1994.12.11
Died:1996.10.23 († 59)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1994.08.05 – 1996.10.23)

Archbishop Stéphane BabacaPermalink
(1969.10.28 – 1994.08.05)

Born:1919.01.22 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1941.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1969.12.06
Died:2007.04.06 († 88)

Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1969.10.28 – 1994.08.05)


as of 2020.07.13

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