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Chaldean Patriarchal See of

Babylon

Iraq Iraq

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Patriarchal See

Suffragan Sees: Baghdad, Alquoch, Amadiyah and Zaku, Aqrā

Address: Patriarcat Chaldéen Catholique, P.O. Box 6112, Al-Mansour, Baghdad, Iraq

Phone: (01)537.91.64

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Patriarch ([2013.01.31] 2013.02.01 – ...):Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (66)Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (Louis Sako) (66)

President of Synod of the Chaldean Church

President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.01.11 – ...):Bishop Saad Sirop (42)Bishop Saad Sirop (42)

Titular Bishop of Hirta

Auxiliary Bishop (2015.01.15 – ...):Bishop Basel Yaldo (45)Bishop Basel Yaldo (45)

Titular Bishop of Bethzabda

Ordinaries

Patriarchs of Babylon (Chaldean Rite)

Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (66)Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (Louis Sako) (66)Permalink
(2013.02.01 – ...)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq)
President of Synod of the Chaldean Church
President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq

Born:1948.07.04 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1974.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:2003.11.14

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kirkuk of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([2002.10.24] 2003.09.27 – 2013.01.31)

President of Synod of the Chaldean Church (2013.01.31 – ...)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq (2013.01.31 – ...)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([2013.01.31] 2013.02.01 – ...)

Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (77)Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.12.19 – 2013.02.01)

Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly (Emmanuel-Karim Delly)Permalink
(2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

Jesus Christus heri et hodie

Born:1927.10.06 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1963.04.19
Created Cardinal:2007.11.24
Died:2014.04.08 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Palæopolis in Asia ([1962.12.07] 1962.12.26 – 1967.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1962.12.07] 1962.12.26 – 1997)

Titular Archbishop of Kaškar of the Chaldeans (1967.05.06 – 2003.12.03)

Bishop of Curia of the Chaldeans (1997 – 2002.10.24)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([2003.12.03] 2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

President of Synod of the Chaldean Church (2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq (2003.12.03 – 2012.12.19)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2007.11.24 – 2014.04.08)

Patriarch Raphael I Bidawid (Raphael J. Bidawid)Permalink
(1989.06.11 – 2003.07.07)

Born:1922.04.17 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1944.10.22
Consecrated Bishop:1957.10.06
Died:2003.07.07 († 81)

Bishop of Amadiyah of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1957.01.20 – 1966.03.02)

Bishop of Beirut of the Chaldeans (Lebanon) (1966.03.02 – 1989.05.21)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1989.05.21] 1989.06.11 – 2003.07.07)

President of Synod of the Chaldean Church (1989.06.11 – 2003.07.07)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq (1989.06.11 – 2003.07.07)

Patriarch Paul II Cheikho (Paul Cheikho)Permalink
(1959.03.12 – 1989.04.13)

Born:1906.11.19 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1930.02.16
Consecrated Bishop:1947.05.04
Died:1989.04.13 († 82)

Bishop of Aqrā of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1947.02.22 – 1957.06.28)

Bishop of Aleppe of the Chaldeans (Syria) (1957.06.28 – 1958.12.13)

Bishop of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1958.12.13 – 1960)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1958.12.13] 1959.03.12 – 1989.04.13)

President of Synod of the Chaldean Church (1969 – 1989.04.13)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq (1976 – 1989.04.13)

Patriarch Yousef VII Ghanima (Yousef Ghanima)Permalink
(1948.06.21 – 1958.07.08)

Born:1881.01.29 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1904.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1925.05.10
Died:1958.07.08 († 77)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (? – 1938)

Titular Bishop of Colybrassus (1925.05.28 – 1946.04.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1925.02.28] 1925.05.28 – 1947.09.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1938 – 1947.09.17)

Titular Archbishop of Martyropolis (1946.04.29 – 1947.09.17)

Bishop of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1947 – 1958.07.08)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1947.09.17] 1948.06.21 – 1958.07.08)

Patriarch Yousef Emmanuel II Thoma [Toma] (Yousef Emmanuel Thoma [Toma])Permalink
(1900.12.17 – 1947.07.21)

Born:1852.08.08 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1879.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1892.07.24
Died:1947.07.21 († 94)

Bishop of Seert of the Chaldeans (1890.09.04 – 1900.07.09)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1900.07.09] 1900.12.17 – 1947.07.21)

Bishop of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1900.07.09] 1900.12.17 – 1947.07.21)

Patriarch Audishu V Khayyat [Khayat] (Giorgia Ebed-Iesu Khayyat [Khayat])Permalink
(1895.03.18 – 1899.11.06)

Born:1827.10.15 (Iraq)
Consecrated Bishop:1860.10.28
Died:1899.11.06 († 72)

Bishop of Amadiyah of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1860.10.28 – 1879.03.28)

Archbishop-Bishop of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1879.03.28 – 1894.10.28)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1894.10.28] 1895.03.18 – 1899.11.06)

Patriarch Eliya XIV [XIII] Abulyonan [Abbo-Alyonan] (Eliya Abulyonan [Abbo-Alyonan])Permalink
(1879.02.28 – 1894.06.27)

Born:1840 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1865
Consecrated Bishop:1874.05.24
Died:1894.06.27 († 54)

Bishop of Gazireh of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1874 – 1878.07.26)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1878.07.26] 1879.02.28 – 1894.06.27)

Patriarch Yosep VI Audo (Yosep Audo)Permalink
(1848.09.11 – 1878.03.14)

Born:1790 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1818
Consecrated Bishop:1825
Died:1878.03.14 († 88)

Bishop of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1825 – 1833)

Bishop of Amadiyah of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1833 – 1848)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1848.09.11 – 1878.03.14)

Patriarch Nikolas Eshaya [Zaya] (Nikolas Isai de Iacobis Eshaya [Zaya])Permalink
(1840.04.27 – 1847.05)

Born: (Iraq)
Died:1855

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1838.09.25] 1840.04.27 – 1847.05)

Patriarch Yukhannan VIII Hormizd [Hormez] (Yukhannan Hormizd [Hormez])Permalink
(1830.07.05 – 1838.08.14)

Born: (Iraq)
Died:1838.08.14

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1830.07.05 – 1838.08.14)

Patriarch Yosep V Hindi (Augustin Hindi)Permalink
(1781 – 1828.04.06)

Consecrated Bishop:1804.09.08
Died:1828.04.06

Apostolic Administrator of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1781 – 1804.04.06)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1781 – 1828.04.06)

Bishop of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1804.09.08 – 1828.04.06)

Patriarch Yosep IV Hindi (Lazare Hindi)Permalink
(1759.01.01 – 1781)

Died:1791

Bishop of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1757 – 1759.01.01)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1757] 1759.01.01 – 1781)

Patriarch Yosep III Maraugin (Timotheos Maraugin)Permalink
(1714.03.18 – 1757)

Consecrated Bishop:1696
Died:1757

Bishop of Mardin of the Chaldeans (1696 – 1713.11.13)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1713.11.13] 1714.03.18 – 1757)

Patriarch Yosep II Bet Ma’aruf (Sliba Bet Ma’aruf)Permalink
(1696.05.21 – 1712.06.02)

Born:1667 (Iraq)
Consecrated Bishop:1691
Died:1712.06.02 († 45)

Bishop of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1691 – 1712.06.02)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1694] 1696.05.21 – 1712.06.02)

Patriarch Yosep I (Yosep)Permalink
(1681.06.23 – 1696.02.02)

Consecrated Bishop:1667
Died:1707.11.10

Bishop of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1672 – 1691)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1667] 1681.06.23 – 1696.02.02)

Patriarch Shimun XII (Shimun)Permalink
(1656 – 1662)

Died:1662

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1656 – 1662)

Patriarch Shimun XI (Shimun)Permalink
(1638 – 1656)

Died:1656

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1638 – 1656)

Patriarch Shimun X (Shimun)Permalink
(1600 – 1638)

Died:1638

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1600 – 1638)

Patriarch Shimun IX Denha (Shimun Denha)Permalink
(1585 – 1600)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1580] 1585 – 1600)

Patriarch Yau-Alaha V (Yau-Alaha Shimun)Permalink
(1577 – 1580)

Died:1580

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1577 – 1580)

Patriarch Audishu IV Maroun (Yukhannan Maroun)Permalink
(1562 – 1570.07.11)

Died:1570.07.11

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1555] 1562 – 1570.07.11)

Patriarch Yukhannan Sulaqa (Shimoun VIII) (Yuhannan Sulaka)Permalink
(1553.04.28 – 1555.01)

Consecrated Bishop:1553.04.09
Died:1555.01

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1552] 1553.04.28 – 1555.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2015.06.29

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