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Coptic Diocese of

Luqsor

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Coptic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 18,700 Catholics (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Alexandria

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 21 parishes, 4 missions, 27 priests (11 diocesan, 16 religious), 3 deacons, 64 lay religious (2 brothers, 62 sisters), 1 seminarian (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.04.16 – ...):Bishop Emmanuel Bishay (44)Bishop Emmanuel Bishay (44)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Luqsor (Coptic Rite)

Bishop Emmanuel Bishay (44)Bishop Emmanuel Bishay (44)Permalink
(2016.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt)

Born:1972.01.05 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1995.09.25
Consecrated Bishop:2016.06.10

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (2016.04.16 – ...)

Bishop Youhannes Ezzat Zakaria BadirPermalink
(1994.06.23 – 2015.12.27)

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 Aghnatios Elias Yaacoub, S.J.Permalink
(1986.07.15 – 1994.03.12)

Born:1923.06.27 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1983.06.24
Died:1994.03.12 († 70)

Coadjutor Bishop of Assiut of the Copts (Egypt) (1983.05.19 – 1986.07.15)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1986.07.15 – 1994.03.12)

Bishop Amba Andraos Ghattas, C.M. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1967.05.08 – 1986.06.09)

Born:1920.01.16 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1944.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.09
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21
Died:2009.01.20 († 89)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1967.05.08 – 1986.06.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) (1984.02.24 – 1986.06.09)

President of Synod of the Catholic Coptic Church (1985 – 2006.03.30)

President of Assembly of the Catholic Hierarchy of Egypt (1985 – 2006.03.30)

Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) ([1986.06.09] 1986.06.23 – 2006.03.30)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2001.02.21 – 2009.01.20)

President of Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East (2003 – 2006)

Bishop Isaac Ghattas (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1949.06.21 – 1967.05.08)

Born:1909.06.20 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1932.02.07
Consecrated Bishop:1949.10.02
Died:1977.06.08 († 67)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1949.06.21 – 1967.05.08)

Archbishop-Bishop of Minya of the Copts (Egypt) (1967.05.08 – 1977.06.08)

Bishop Marc Khouzam (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1926.08.06 – 1947.08.10)

Born:1888.04.25 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1911.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:1926.11.30
Died:1958.02.02 († 69)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1926.08.06 – 1947.08.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) (1927.12.30 – 1947.08.10)

Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) (1947.08.10 – 1958.02.02)

Bishop Ignazio Gladès BerziPermalink
(1896.03.06 – 1925.01.29)

Born:1867.01.07 (Egypt)
Died:1925.01.29 († 58)

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt) (1896.03.06 – 1925.01.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.07.15

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