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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, Aqrā, Zaku–Amadiyah

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 (65)Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (Louis Sako) (65)

President of Synod of the Chaldean Church

President of Assembly of the Catholic Bishops of Iraq

Bishop of Curia (2001.01.12 – ...):Bishop Shlemon Warduni (71)Bishop Shlemon Warduni (71)

Titular Bishop of Anbar of the Chaldeans

Bishop of Curia (2005.12.21 – ...):Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (76)Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (76)

Titular Archbishop of Nisibis of the Chaldeans

Archbishop emeritus of Erbil of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.01.11 – ...):Bishop Saad Sirop (41)Bishop Saad Sirop (41)

Titular Bishop of Hirta

Procurator at Rome (2001 – ...):Msgr. Philip B. NajimMsgr. Philip B. Najim

Patriarchal Administrator of Cairo of the Chaldeans (Egypt)

Apostolic Visitor in Europe (2013.07.20 – ...):Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (69)Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (69)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran)

Patriarchal Administrator of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran)

Ordinaries

Patriarchs of Babylon (Chaldean Rite)

Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (65)Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako (Louis Sako) (65)
(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 (76)Archbishop Jacques Ishaq (76)
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.12.19 – 2013.02.01)

Cardinal Emmanuel III Delly (Emmanuel-Karim Delly)
(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)
(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)
(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)
(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])
(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 (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])
(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])
(1879.02.28 – 1894.06.27)

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

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

Patriarch Yosep VI Audo (Yosep Audo)
(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])
(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])
(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)
(1804 – 1828.04.06)

Consecrated Bishop:1804.09.08
Died:1828.04.06

Bishop of Diarbekir of the Chaldeans (Turkey) (1802.01.15 – 1804)

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1804 – 1828.04.06)

Patriarch Yosep IV Hindi (Lazare Hindi)
(1759 – 1781)

Died:1791

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1757] 1759 – 1781)

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

Consecrated Bishop:1696
Died:1757

Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq) ([1712] 1714.03.18 – 1757)

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

Born:1667 (Iraq)
Died:1712.06.02 († 45)

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

Patriarch Yosep I (Yosep)
(1681.06.23 – 1696.02.02)

Died:1707.11.10

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

Patriarch Shimun XII (Shimun)
(1656 – 1662)

Died:1662

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

Patriarch Shimun XI (Shimun)
(1638 – 1656)

Died:1656

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

Patriarch Shimun X (Shimun)
(1600 – 1638)

Died:1638

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

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

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

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

Died:1580

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

Patriarch Audishu IV Maroun (Yukhannan Maroun)
(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)
(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 2014.06.25

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