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Greek-Melkite Archdiocese of

Petra and Philadelphia

Jordan Jordan

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 30,000 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 30 parishes, 21 priests (diocesan), 14 lay religious (14 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2018.02.20 – ...):Archbishop Joseph Gébara (53)Archbishop Joseph Gébara (53)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Petra and Philadelphia (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Joseph Gébara (53)Archbishop Joseph Gébara (53)Permalink
(2018.02.20 – ...)

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan)

Born:1965.06.10 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2013.12.21

Coadjutor Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (Brazil) (2013.10.31 – 2014.07.21)

Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (Brazil) (2014.07.21 – 2018.02.20)

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) (2018.02.20 – ...)

Archbishop Yaser Rasmi Hanna Al-Ayyash (62)Archbishop Yaser Rasmi Hanna Al-Ayyash (62)Permalink
(2007.06.26 – 2015.04.14)

Protosyncellus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine)
Archbishop emeritus of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan)

Born:1955.12.04 (Jordan)
Ordained Priest:1987.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.13

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) ([2007.06.23] 2007.06.26 – 2015.04.14)

Protosyncellus of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites (Palestine) (2018.02.09 – ...)

Archbishop Georges El-Murr, B.C.Permalink
(1992.08.26 – 2007.06.23)

Born:1930.10.11 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1992.10.23
Died:2017.02.08 († 86)

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) (1992.08.26 – 2007.06.23)

Patriarchal Exarch of Iraq of the Greek-Melkites (Iraq) (1997 – 2007.06.23)

Archbishop Saba Youakim, B.S.Permalink
(1970.10.15 – 1992.08.24)

Born:1914.06.02 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1939.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.29
Died:2003.03.06 († 88)

Superior General of Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour (Salvatorian Fathers) (1956 – 1968.09.09)

Titular Archbishop of Scythopolis (1968.09.09 – 1970.10.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (1968.09.09 – 1970.10.15)

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) (1970.10.15 – 1992.08.24)

Archbishop Mikhayl AssafPermalink
(1948.09.19 – 1970.08.10)

Born:1887.10.27 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1912.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1948.10.10
Died:1970.08.10 († 82)

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) (1948.09.19 – 1970.08.10)

Archbishop Paul SalmanPermalink
(1933.03.13 – 1948.07.01)

Born:1886.01.25 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1911.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1932.06.05
Died:1948.07.01 († 62)

Archbishop of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) ([1932.05.02] 1933.03.13 – 1948.07.01)


as of 2018.11.07

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