GCatholic.org


Map

Maronite Diocese of

Zahlé

Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 35,500 Catholics (2015)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 33 parishes, 2 missions, 37 priests (17 diocesan, 20 religious), 46 lay religious (20 brothers, 26 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.14 – ...):Bishop Joseph Mouawad (48)Bishop Joseph Mouawad (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Zahlé (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Joseph Mouawad (48)Bishop Joseph Mouawad (48)Permalink
(2015.03.14 – ...)

Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Born:1970.03.26 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1995.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:2012.07.28

Titular Bishop of Ptolemais in Phœnicia of the Maronites (2012.06.16 – 2015.03.14)

Bishop of Curia of the Maronites (2012.06.16 – 2015.03.14)

Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2015.03.14 – ...)

Bishop Mansour HobeikaPermalink
(2002.09.12 – 2014.10.28)

Born:1941.12.20 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.10.26
Died:2014.10.28 († 72)

Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2002.09.12 – 2014.10.28)

Bishop Georges ScandarPermalink
(1990.06.09 – 2002.09.12)

Born:1927.05.12 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1977.11.12
Died:2018.05.15 († 91)

Bishop of Baalbek e Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1977.11.12 – 1990.06.09)

Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1990.06.09 – 2002.09.12)


as of 2018.11.07

© 2018 GCatholic.org

Up