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Coptic Diocese of

Assiut

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Coptic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 53,000 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 41 parishes, 9 missions, 55 priests (48 diocesan, 7 religious), 68 lay religious (8 brothers, 60 sisters), 8 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Alexandria

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1990.05.16 – ...):Bishop Kyrillos Kamal William Samaan, O.F.M. (73)Bishop Kyrillos Kamal William Samaan, O.F.M. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Assiut (Coptic Rite)

Bishop Kyrillos Kamal William Samaan, O.F.M. (73)Bishop Kyrillos Kamal William Samaan, O.F.M. (73)Permalink
(1990.05.16 – ...)

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt)

Born:1946.10.01 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1974.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1990.06.03

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt) (1990.05.16 – ...)

Bishop Youhanna Nueir, O.F.M.Permalink
(1965.03.26 – 1990.03.20)

Born:1914.08.28 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1956.01.29
Died:1995.08.13 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Phatanus (1955.12.08 – 1965.03.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1955.12.08 – 1965.03.26)

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt) (1965.03.26 – 1990.03.20)

Bishop Alexandros ScandarPermalink
(1947.08.09 – 1964.12.29)

Born:1895.03.13 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1922.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1947.12.14
Died:1964.12.29 († 69)

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt) (1947.08.09 – 1964.12.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.02.13

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