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Syriac Apostolic Exarchate of

Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Apostolic Exarchate

Population: 20,000 Catholics (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 3 parishes, 3 priests (diocesan) (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Apostolic Exarch (2011.03.01 – ...):Bishop Hikmat Beylouni (72)Bishop Hikmat Beylouni (72)

Titular Bishop of Sabrata

Ordinaries

Apostolic Exarchs of Venezuela (Syriac Rite)

Bishop Hikmat Beylouni (72)Bishop Hikmat Beylouni (72)Permalink
(2011.03.01 – ...)

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Syriacs (Venezuela)
Titular Bishop of Sabrata

Born:1945.11.18
Ordained Priest:1972.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:2011.05.22

Titular Bishop of Sabrata (2011.03.01 – ...)

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Syriacs (Venezuela) (2011.03.01 – ...)

Bishop Iwannis Louis Awad (83)Bishop Iwannis Louis Awad (83)Permalink
(2003.05.17 – 2011.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Zeugma in Syria
Apostolic Exarch emeritus of Venezuela of the Syriacs (Venezuela)

Born:1934.04.17 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2003.09.12

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Syriacs (Venezuela) (2003.05.17 – 2011.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Zeugma in Syria (2003.05.17 – ...)

Archbishop Denys Antoine Chahda (71)Fr. Denys Antoine Chahda (71) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2001.06.28 – 2001.09.13)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Syriacs (Syria)

Born:1946.08.19 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.16

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Syriacs (Venezuela) (2001.06.28 – 2001.09.13)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Syriacs (Syria) (2001.09.13 – ...)


as of 2017.12.14

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