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Maronite Diocese of

Zahlé

Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese

Population: 40,000 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 2 missions, 39 priests (17 diocesan, 22 religious), 47 lay religious (22 brothers, 25 sisters), 5 seminarians (2017)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saïdā (↙), Beirut (←), Baalbek–Deir Al-Ahmar (↗), Damascus (↘), Tyr (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.14 – ...):Bishop Joseph Mouawad (50)Bishop Joseph Mouawad (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Zahlé (Maronite Rite)

Bishop Joseph Mouawad (50)Bishop Joseph Mouawad (50)Permalink
(2015.03.14 – ...)

Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Born:1970.03.26 (Mayfouq, 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 2020.08.05

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