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Syriac Patriarchal Exarchate of

Basra and the Gulf

Iraq Iraq, Kuwait Kuwait

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Patriarchal Exarchate

Population: 350 Catholics (2014)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 3 parishes, 1 priest (diocesan) (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Patriarchal Exarch (2014 – ...):Msgr. Emad EkleemesMsgr. Emad Ekleemes

Ordinaries

Patriarchal Exarchs of Basra and the Gulf (Syriac Rite)

Msgr. Emad EkleemesMsgr. Emad EkleemesPermalink
(2014 – ...)

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2014 – ...)

Fr. Eshak MarzenaPermalink
(2003 – 2014)

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2003 – 2014)

Fr. Charbel IssouPermalink
(2001 – 2003)

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2001 – 2003)

Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (88)Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (88)Permalink
(1997 – 2001)

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)


as of 2018.11.07

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