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Syriac Archdiocese of

Baghdad

Iraq Iraq

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 3,500 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 3 parishes, 4 priests (diocesan), 2 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2011.03.01 – ...):Archbishop Yousif Abba (67)Archbishop Yousif Abba (67)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Baghdad (Syriac Rite)

Archbishop Yousif Abba (67)Archbishop Yousif Abba (67)Permalink
(2011.03.01 – ...)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1951.06.18 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2011.04.16

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2011.03.01 – ...)

Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (88)Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (88)Permalink
(1983.07.15 – 2011.03.01)

Archbishop emeritus of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1930.06.20 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.12.08

Titular Bishop of Dara Syrorum of the Syriacs (1979.08.25 – 1983.07.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1979.08.25 – 1983.07.15)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1983.07.15 – 2011.03.01)

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1997 – 2001)

Archbishop Athanase Jean Daniel BakosePermalink
(1953.12.02 – 1983.01.12)

Born:1898.08.06 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1921.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1954.02.07
Died:1983.01.12 († 84)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1953.12.02 – 1983.01.12)

Archbishop Atanasio Paolo HindoPermalink
(1949.08.05 – 1953.08.14)

Born:1900.01.24
Ordained Priest:1923.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:1949.10.02
Died:1953.08.14 († 53)

Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs (1949.01.18 – 1949.08.05)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1949.08.05 – 1953.08.14)

Archbishop Atanasio Behnam KalianPermalink
(1929.08.06 – 1949.02.17)

Born:1883.12.08 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1908.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1922.07.19
Died:1949.02.17 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Bahtnæ of the Syriacs (1921.02.26 – 1929.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) (1921.02.26 – 1929.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mardin and Amida of the Syriacs (1921.02.26 – 1929.08.06)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1929.08.06 – 1949.02.17)

Archbishop Atanasio Giorgio (Cyrille) DallalPermalink
(1912.09.04 – 1926.07.31)

Born:1876.10.20 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1900.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1912.11.24
Died:1951.12.14 († 75)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1912.09.04 – 1926.07.31)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1926.07.31 – 1951.12.14)

Archbishop Athanase Ignace NuriPermalink
(1894.03.11 – 1908)

Born:1857.12.13 (Iraq)
Consecrated Bishop:1895.05.18
Died:1946.11.09 († 88)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1894.03.11 – 1908)

Titular Archbishop of Hierapolis in Syria of the Syriacs (1908 – 1946.11.09)

Archbishop Atanasio Raffaele CiarchiPermalink
(1872 – ?)

Consecrated Bishop:1872.09.30

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1872 – ?)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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