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Syriac Diocese of

Cairo

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Cairo / Le Caire (français) / Cahiren(sis) Syrorum (Latin)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) (→), Sudan and South Sudan (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.05.12 – ...):Bishop Élie Joseph Warde (45)Bishop Élie Joseph Warde (45)

Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cairo (Syriac Rite)

Bishop Élie Joseph Warde (45)Bishop Élie Joseph Warde (45)
(2022.05.12 – ...)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt)
Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Born:1977.09.28 (Haddad-Beirut, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:2004.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:2022.06.18

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (2022.05.12 – ...)

Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan) (2022.05.12 – ...)

Bishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan (42)Bishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan (42)
(Patriarchal Administrator 2020.04.15 – 2022.05.12)

Bishop Clément-Joseph Hannouche
(1995.06.24 – 2020.04.09)

Born:1950.03.27 (Cairo, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.19
Died:2020.04.09 (Cairo, Egypt † 70)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (1995.06.24 – 2020.04.09)

Protosyncellus of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan) (1997 – 2020.04.09)

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

Born:1930.09.18 (Meskané, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.09.18
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21
Died:2012.04.07 (Roma, Italy † 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 Habra
(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)

Statistics

Population: 1,530 Catholics (2019)

Statistics: 3 parishes, 4 priests (diocesan), 1 seminarian (2019)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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