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Syriac Diocese of

Cairo

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 1,560 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 3 parishes, 3 priests (diocesan), 1 seminarian (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1995.06.24 – ...):Bishop Clément-Joseph Hannouche (68)Bishop Clément-Joseph Hannouche (68)

Protosyncellus of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cairo (Syriac Rite)

Bishop Clément-Joseph Hannouche (68)Bishop Clément-Joseph Hannouche (68)Permalink
(1995.06.24 – ...)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt)
Protosyncellus of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Born:1950.03.27 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.19

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (1995.06.24 – ...)

Protosyncellus of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan) (1997 – ...)

Bishop Basile Moussa Daoud (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1977.07.22 – 1994.07.01)

Born:1930.09.18 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.09.18
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21
Died:2012.04.07 († 81)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) ([1977.07.02] 1977.07.22 – 1994.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs of the Syriacs (Syria) ([1994.07.01] 1994.07.06 – 1998.10.13)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) ([1998.10.13] 1998.10.20 – 2001.01.08)

President of Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church (1998.10.20 – 2001.01.08)

Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches (2000.11.25 – 2007.06.09)

Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute (2000.11.25 – 2007.06.09)

Patriarch ad personam (2001.01.08 – 2012.04.07)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2001.02.21 – 2012.04.07)

Bishop Basile Pierre HabraPermalink
(1963.07.06 – 1965.12.03)

Born:1899.12.29 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1932.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1963.08.15
Died:1977.08.16 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Batnæ of the Syriacs (1963.05.01 – 1963.07.06)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (1963.07.06 – 1965.12.03)


as of 2018.11.07

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