Armenian Metropolitan Archdiocese of


Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Armenian

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese, Proper archeparchy of the Armenian Patriarch

Name: Beirut / Beyrouth (français) / Bairut / Beryten(sis) Armenorum (Latin)

Governed by: Patriarchal See of Cilicia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Aleppo (↑), Damascus (→)

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Present Prelates

Patriarch ([2021.09.23] 2021.09.23 – ...):Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian, I.C.P.B. (76)Patriarch Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian (76)

President of Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church

Auxiliary Bishop (2015.09.05 – ...):Bishop Kévork Assadourian (61)Bishop Kévork Assadourian (61)

Titular Bishop of Amida of the Armenians

Former Prelates


Population: 10,520 Catholics (2020)

Statistics: 7 parishes, 1 mission, 18 priests (6 diocesan, 12 religious), 2 deacons, 29 lay religious (20 brothers, 9 sisters), 21 seminarians (2020)


Papal Visits

Last updated on 2023.03.17

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