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Syriac Patriarchal Exarchate of

Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

Palestine Palestine, Israel Israel, Jordan Jordan

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Patriarchal Exarchate

Population: 4,500 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 3 parishes, 2 priests (diocesan), 1 deacon, 2 lay religious (2 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Patriarchal Exarch (2002.02.25 – ...):Bishop Grégoire Pierre Melki (78)Bishop Grégoire Pierre Melki (78)

Titular Bishop of Batnæ of the Syriacs

Ordinaries

Patriarchal Exarchs of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) (Syriac Rite)

Bishop Grégoire Pierre Melki (78)Bishop Grégoire Pierre Melki (78)Permalink
(2002.02.25 – ...)

Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine)
Titular Bishop of Batnæ of the Syriacs

Born:1939.12.12 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.08
Consecrated Bishop:2002.05.18

Titular Bishop of Batnæ of the Syriacs (2002.02.25 – ...)

Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine) (2002.02.25 – ...)

Bishop Grégoire Pierre Abdel-Ahad (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1991 – 2000)

Born:1930.06.28 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.21
Died:2018.04.04 († 87)

Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine) (1978 – 1991)

Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine) (1991 – 2000)

Titular Bishop of Batnæ of the Syriacs (1996.06.29 – 2001.02.16)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) ([2001.02.16] 2001.02.24 – 2008.01.25)

President of Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church (2001.02.24 – 2008.01.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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