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Greek-Melkite Church

Eastern-Rite sui juris Catholic Church

Tradition: Constantinian or Byzantine Rite

Type: Patriarchal

Canonical Territory: Lebanon, Syria, the Holy Land, Egypt and Sudan

Population: 1,670,000

Official Languages: Arabic, Greek

 

Patriarchal See: Antioch (Syria)

Synod: Synod of the Greek-Melkite Catholic Church

 


Circumscriptions (29): Patriarchates (1), Titular Patriarchates (2), Metr. Archdioceses (6), Archdioceses (8), Dioceses (5), Apostolic Exarchates (2), Patriarchal Exarchates (3), Patriarchal Territories (2)


Argentina Argentina: Argentina

Australia Australia: Saint Michael’s of Sydney

Brazil Brazil: Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo

Canada Canada: Saint-Sauveur de Montréal

Egypt Egypt: Alexandria, Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Iraq Iraq: Iraq

Israel Israel: Jerusalem, Akka, Jerusalem

Jordan Jordan: Petra and Philadelphia

Kuwait Kuwait: Kuwait

Lebanon Lebanon: Beirut–Gibail, Tyr, Baalbek, Bāniyās, Saïdā, Tripoli, Zahleh–Furzol

Mexico Mexico: Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México

New Zealand New Zealand: Saint Michael’s of Sydney

Palestine Palestine: Jerusalem, Jerusalem

South Sudan South Sudan: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Sudan Sudan: Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan

Syria Syria: Antioch, Aleppo, Bosra–Hauran, Damascus, Homs, Latakia

Turkey Turkey: Istanbul

USA USA: Newton

Venezuela Venezuela: Venezuela

 

by Type | Titular Sees | Changes in Circumscriptions


Patriarch ([2017.06.20] 2017.06.22 – ...):Patriarch Youssef Absi (71)Patriarch Youssef Absi (Joseph Absi, M.S.P.) (71)

Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites

Patriarch of Alexandria of the Greek-Melkites

Procurator at Rome (2007 – ...):Archimandrite Mtanios Haddad, B.S.Archimandrite Mtanios Haddad, B.S.
Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe (1999.12.31 – ...):Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart (74)Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart (74)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Retired Patriarch Patriarchs (2): Patriarch Youssef Absi (71)Youssef, Patriarch Gregorios III Laham (83)Gregorios III

Retired Archbishop Archbishops (24)

Retired Bishop Bishops (7)

Living Prelates | Appointments


Religious Orders (4):Basilian Alepian Order
Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist
Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour (Salvatorian Fathers)
Society of Missionaries of Saint Paul

as of 2017.08.17

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