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Chaldean Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Tehran

Iran Iran

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: no suffragan sees

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1999.02.07 – ...):Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (69)Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (69)

Apostolic Visitor in Europe of the Chaldeans

Patriarchal Administrator of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Tehran (Chaldean Rite)

Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (69)Archbishop Ramzi Garmou (69)
(1999.02.07 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran)
Apostolic Visitor in Europe of the Chaldeans
Patriarchal Administrator of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran)

Born:1945.02.05 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1977.01.13
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.25

Coadjutor Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1995.05.05 – 1999.02.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1999.02.07 – ...)

President of Iranian Episcopal Conference (2007 – 2011.11)

Patriarchal Administrator of Ahvaz of the Chaldeans (Iran) (2013? – ...)

Apostolic Visitor in Europe of the Chaldeans (2013.07.20 – ...)

Archbishop Youhannan Semaan Issayi
(1971.03.16 – 1999.02.07)

Born:1914.06.27 (Iran)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.03
Consecrated Bishop:1967.10.22
Died:1999.02.07 († 84)

Titular Archbishop of Hieropolis (1967.09.01 – 1970.03.07)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) ([1967.06.23] 1967.09.01 – 1970.03.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1970.03.07 – 1971.03.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1971.03.16 – 1999.02.07)

President of Iranian Episcopal Conference (1980 – 1995)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Sehna (Chaldean Rite)

Archbishop Youhannan Semaan Issayi
(1970.03.07 – 1971.03.16)

(see above)

Archbishop Joseph Cheikho
(1944.05.22 – 1970.03.07)

Born:1894.04.02 (Iran)
Ordained Priest:1923.12.24
Consecrated Bishop:1944.06.11
Died:1979.12.20 († 85)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1944.05.22 – 1970.03.07)

Titular Archbishop of Amida (1970.03.07 – 1970.08.22)

Titular Archbishop of Rew-Ardashir of the Chaldeans (1970.08.22 – 1979.12.20)

Archbishop Abraham Elias, C.M.
(1938.09.06 – 1940.02.15)

Born:1893.04 (Iran)
Consecrated Bishop:1939.04.24
Died:1940.02.15 († 46)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1938.09.06 – 1940.02.15)

Archbishop Jean Nissan
(1914.09.15 – 1937.04.20)

Born:1880.07.25
Ordained Priest:1905.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1914.12.06
Died:1956.10.30 († 76)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) ([1914.05.12] 1914.09.15 – 1937.04.20)

Archbishop-Bishop of Zaku of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1937.04.20 – 1956.10.30)

Archbishop Matthieu-Paul Chammina
(1890.09.30 – 1893)

Consecrated Bishop:1874.05.24
Died:1893

Bishop of Amadiyah of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1874 – 1879)

Bishop of Zaku of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1879 – 1885)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1890.09.30 – 1893)

Archbishop Jerome-Simon Sindjari
(1853 – 1885)

Consecrated Bishop:1857.09.07
Died:1886

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sehna of the Chaldeans (Iran) (1853 – 1885)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.12.09

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