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Greek-Melkite Archdiocese of

Baalbek

Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 27,000 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 13 parishes, 1 mission, 16 priests (15 diocesan, 1 religious), 1 deacon, 41 lay religious (1 brother, 40 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2004.06.28 – ...):Archbishop Elias Rahal, M.S.P. (76)Archbishop Elias Rahal, M.S.P. (76)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Baalbek (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Elias Rahal, M.S.P. (76)Archbishop Elias Rahal, M.S.P. (76)Permalink
(2004.06.28 – ...)

Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Born:1942.04.14 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.25

Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2004.06.28 – ...)

Archbishop Cyrille Salim Bustros, M.S.P. (79)Archbishop Cyrille Salim Bustros, M.S.P. (79)Permalink
(1988.10.25 – 2004.06.22)

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

Born:1939.01.26 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1988.11.27

Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1988.10.25 – 2004.06.22)

Archbishop-Bishop of Newton of the Greek-Melkites (USA) (2004.06.22 – 2011.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2011.06.15 – ...)

Archbishop Elias ZoghbiPermalink
(1968.09.09 – 1988.10.24)

Born:1912.01.09 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1936.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1954.11.21
Died:2008.01.17 († 96)

Titular Archbishop of Nubia (1954.09.02 – 1968.09.09)

Patriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan of the Greek-Melkites (Egypt) (1954.09.02 – 1968.09.09)

Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1968.09.09 – 1988.10.24)

Archbishop Joseph Malouf, M.S.P.Permalink
(1964.11.18 – 1968.03.05)

Born:1893.12.06
Ordained Priest:1925.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1937.10.26
Died:1968.03.05 († 74)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) ([1937.10.05] 1937.10.26 – 1964.11.18)

Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1964.11.18 – 1968.03.05)

Bishops of Baalbek (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Bishop Joseph Malouf, M.S.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1937.10.26 – 1964.11.18)

(see above)

Bishop Melezio Abou-AssalehPermalink
(1922.12.11 – 1937.06.27)

Born:1880.11.08 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1906
Consecrated Bishop:1922.06.05
Died:1937.06.27 († 56)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) ([1922.06.05] 1922.12.11 – 1937.06.27)

Bishop Agapitos MaloufPermalink
(1896.03.29 – 1922)

Born:1847.05.04 (Lebanon)
Died:1922 († 75)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1896.03.29 – 1922)

Bishop Germanos Mouaqqad, M.S.P.Permalink
(1886 – 1894)

Born:1853.04 (Syria)
Died:1912.02.11 († 58)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1886 – 1894)

Founder of Society of Missionaries of Saint Paul (1903.08.15)

Superior General of Society of Missionaries of Saint Paul (1903.08.15 – 1912.02.11)

Bishop Basilio NasserPermalink
(1869.10.07 – 1885)

Born:1839.08.06 (Syria)
Died:1885 († 46)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1869.10.07 – 1885)

Bishop Mélèce FendéPermalink
(1851 – 1869)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1851 – 1869)

Bishop Athanase ObeidPermalink
(1827 – 1850)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1827 – 1850)

Bishop Clément MoutranPermalink
(1810 – 1827.07.03)

Consecrated Bishop:1810
Died:1827.07.03

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1810 – 1827.07.03)

Bishop Benedictos TurkmaniPermalink
(1785 – 1808)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1785 – 1808)

Bishop Philippe QassirPermalink
(1761 – 1777)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1761 – 1777)

Bishop Basile BitarPermalink
(1754 – 1761)

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1754 – 1761)

Bishop Makarios BaniyassiPermalink
(1724 – 1752)

Consecrated Bishop:1724

Bishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1724 – 1752)


as of 2018.11.07

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