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Maronite Diocese of

Cairo

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 5,380 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 8 parishes, 6 priests (3 diocesan, 3 religious), 3 lay religious (3 brothers), 1 seminarian (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.06.16 – ...):Bishop Georges Chihane (65)Bishop Georges Chihane (65)

Apostolic Visitator in Northern Africa of the Maronites

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cairo (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Georges Chihane (65)Bishop Georges Chihane (65)Permalink
(2012.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt)
Apostolic Visitator in Northern Africa of the Maronites

Born:1953.05.31 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1979.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:2012.07.28

Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt) (2012.06.16 – ...)

Apostolic Visitator in Northern Africa of the Maronites (2014.01.13 – ...)

Bishop François Eid, O.M.M. (75)Bishop François Eid, O.M.M. (75)Permalink
(2005.12.28 – 2012.06.16)

Procurator at Rome of the Maronites
Bishop emeritus of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt)

Born:1943.07.24 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1971.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.11

Procurator at Rome of the Maronites (1970? – 2005.12.28)

Superior General of Mariamite Maronite Order (Aleppians) (1999 – 2005.07)

Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt) ([2005.09.24] 2005.12.28 – 2012.06.16)

Procurator at Rome of the Maronites (2012.06.16 – ...)

Apostolic Visitator in Bulgaria and Romania of the Maronites (2015.04.13 – 2018.10.11)

Apostolic Visitator in Greece of the Maronites (2015.04.13 – 2018.10.11)

Bishop Joseph DerghamPermalink
(1989.06.05 – 2005.09.18)

Born:1930.04.23 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1959.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1989.09.16
Died:2015.10.28 († 85)

Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt) (1989.06.05 – 2005.09.18)

Bishop Joseph Merhi, L.M.Permalink
(1972.08.24 – 1989.06.05)

Born:1912.01.18 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1936.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1972.08.26
Died:2006.03.30 († 94)

Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt) (1972.08.24 – 1989.06.05)

Bishop Pietro DibPermalink
(1946.07.30 – 1965.11.04)

Born:1881.06.13 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1907.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1946.07.05
Died:1965.11.04 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Tarsus of the Maronites (1946.04.27 – 1946.07.30)

Bishop of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt) (1946.07.30 – 1965.11.04)


as of 2018.11.07

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