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Coptic Diocese of

Ismayliah

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Coptic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ismayliah / Ismaïlia (français) / Ismailien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Alexandria

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Guizeh (↙), Alexandria (←)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Patriarchal Administrator (2022.09.23 – ...):Bishop Danial Lofty Khella (53)Bishop Danial Lofty Khella (53)

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ismayliah (Coptic Rite)

Bishop Danial Lofty Khella (53)Bishop Danial Lofty Khella (53)Permalink
(Patriarchal Administrator 2022.09.23 – ...)

Bishop Danial Lofty Khella (53)Bishop Danial Lofty Khella (53)Permalink
(2019.06.29 – 2022.09.23)

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt)
Patriarchal Administrator of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt)

Born:1969.05.04 (Naja Rezeeq, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1996.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:2019.09.05

Bishop of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt) (2019.06.29 – 2022.09.23)

Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt) (2022.09.23 – ...)

Patriarchal Administrator of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt) (2022.09.23 – ...)

Bishop Makarios Tewfik (77)Bishop Makarios Tewfik (77)Permalink
(1994.06.23 – 2019.06.14)

Bishop emeritus of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt)

Born:1945.05.19 (Kotna, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1972.09.10
Consecrated Bishop:1994.07.22

Bishop of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt) (1994.06.23 – 2019.06.14)

Bishop Youhannes Ezzat Zakaria BadirPermalink
(1992.11.23 – 1994.06.23)

Born:1949.08.12 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1973.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.29
Died:2015.12.27 († 66)

Bishop of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt) (1992.11.23 – 1994.06.23)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1994.06.23 – 2015.12.27)

Bishop Athanasios AbadirPermalink
(1982.12.17 – 1992.05.25)

Born:1922.08.18 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1976.09.26
Died:1992.05.25 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Appia (1976.05.18 – 1982.12.17)

Patriarchal Vicar of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) (1976.05.18 – 1982.12.17)

Bishop of Ismayliah of the Copts (Egypt) (1982.12.17 – 1992.05.25)

Statistics

Population: 10,260 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 20 priests (16 diocesan, 4 religious), 2 deacons, 62 lay religious (5 brothers, 57 sisters), 3 seminarians (2017)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.24

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