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Armenian Diocese of

Kameshli

Syria Syria

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Armenian

Type: Diocese

Population: 3,500 Catholics (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cilicia

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 2 parishes, 3 priests (diocesan), 1 lay religious (1 sister), 2 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (1992 – ...):Archbishop Boutros Marayati (70)Archbishop Boutros Marayati (70)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kameshli (Armenian Rite)

Archbishop Boutros Marayati (70)Archbishop Boutros Marayati (70)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B. (82)Bishop Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B. (82)Permalink
(1989.08.21 – 1992.04.10)

Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians (Syria)
Bishop emeritus of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria)

Born:1936.05.02 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1969.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.18

Bishop of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria) (1989.08.21 – 1992.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires of the Armenians (Argentina) (1994.05.24 – 1997)

Bishop of Curia of the Armenians (1997 – 1999)

Patriarchal Exarch of Damascus of the Armenians (Syria) (1997 – ...)

Bishop André Bedoglouyan, I.C.P.B.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1988 – 1989)

Bishop Krikor AyvazianPermalink
(1972.12.06 – 1988.11.18)

Born:1912.06.27 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1936.09.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.02.25
Died:1997.01.21 († 84)

Bishop of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria) (1972.12.06 – 1988.11.18)

Titular Bishop of Marasc of the Armenians (1988.11.23 – 1997.01.21)

Bishop Joseph GennangiPermalink
(1954.10.21 – 1972.11.20)

Born:1898.09.30 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1921.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1954.12.12
Died:1981.10.22 († 83)

Bishop of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria) (1954.10.21 – 1972.11.20)

Titular Bishop of Adana of the Armenians (1972.11.20 – 1981.10.22)


as of 2018.11.07

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