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Maronite Archdiocese of

Damascus

Syria Syria

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 15,000 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 9 parishes, 3 missions, 25 priests (4 diocesan, 21 religious), 181 lay religious (37 brothers, 144 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop ([2006.06.10] 2006.10.14 – ...):Archbishop Samir Nassar (68)Archbishop Samir Nassar (68)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Damascus (Maronite Rite)

Archbishop Samir Nassar (68)Archbishop Samir Nassar (68)Permalink
(2006.10.14 – ...)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria)

Born:1950.07.05 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:2006.11.26

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) ([2006.06.10] 2006.10.14 – ...)

Archbishop Raymond EidPermalink
(1999.06.05 – 2006.06)

Born:1930.08.06 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1957.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1999.11.20
Died:2012.06.11 († 81)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1999.06.05 – 2006.06)

Archbishop Antoine Hamid MouranyPermalink
(1989.06.05 – 1999.03.10)

Born:1930.01.24 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1989.09.16
Died:2012.04.16 († 82)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1989.06.05 – 1999.03.10)

Archbishop Jean El-HagePermalink
(1928.06.09 – 1955.11.30)

Born:1885.01.10
Ordained Priest:1910.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1928.04.29
Died:1955.11.30 († 70)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) ([1928.04.26] 1928.06.09 – 1955.11.30)

Archbishop Bisciarah Riccardo ChémaliPermalink
(1920.05.09 – 1927)

Born:1877.03.15 (Lebanon)
Died:1927 († 50)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1920.05.09 – 1927)

Archbishop Paolo MassadPermalink
(1892.06.12 – 1919.03)

Born:1859.01.06 (Syria)
Died:1919.03 († 60)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1892.06.12 – 1919.03)

Archbishop Youssef El Khazen (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1830 – 1845.08.18)

Born:1791 (Lebanon)
Consecrated Bishop:1830.04.06
Died:1854.11.03 († 63)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1830 – 1845.08.18)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) ([1845.08.18] 1846.01.19 – 1854.11.03)

Archbishop Youssef Tyen (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1786 – 1796.04.28)

Born:1760.03.15 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1784
Consecrated Bishop:1786.08.06
Died:1820.02.20 († 59)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1786 – 1796.04.28)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) ([1796.04.28] 1797.07.24 – 1808.11.19)

Archbishop Semaan Awwad (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1716 – 1743.03.16)

Born:1683 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1708.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1716.01.27
Died:1756.02.12 († 73)

Archbishop of Damascus of the Maronites (Syria) (1716 – 1743.03.16)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1743.03.16 – 1756.02.12)


as of 2018.11.07

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