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Syriac Church

Eastern-Rite sui juris Catholic Church

Tradition: Antiochian Rite

Type: Patriarchal

Canonical Territory: Near East

Population: 266,000

Official Languages: Syriac, Aramaic

 

Patriarchal See: Antioch (Lebanon)

Synod: Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church

 


Circumscriptions (16): Patriarchates (1), Metr. Archdioceses (2), Archdioceses (4), Dioceses (3), Apostolic Exarchates (2), Patriarchal Exarchates (3), Patriarchal Territories (1)


Canada Canada: Canada

Egypt Egypt: Cairo

Iraq Iraq: Baghdad, Mossul, Basra and the Gulf

Israel Israel: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

Jordan Jordan: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

Kuwait Kuwait: Basra and the Gulf

Lebanon Lebanon: Antioch, Beirut

Palestine Palestine: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

South Sudan South Sudan: Sudan and South Sudan

Sudan Sudan: Sudan and South Sudan

Syria Syria: Damascus, Homs, Aleppo, Hassaké–Nisibi

Turkey Turkey: Turkey

USA USA: Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark

Venezuela Venezuela: Venezuela

 

by Type | Titular Sees | Changes in Circumscriptions


Patriarch ([2009.01.20] 2009.01.22 – ...):Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (73)Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (Ephrem Joseph Younan) (73)

President of Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church

Bishop of Curia (2011.03.01 – ...):Bishop Youhanna Jihad Battah (61)Bishop Youhanna Jihad Battah (61)

Titular Bishop of Phæna

Bishop of Curia (2011.03.01 – ...):Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (79)Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (79)

Archbishop emeritus of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Procurator at Rome (2013 – ...):Msgr. Georges MasriMsgr. Georges Masri
Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe (2017.06.21 – ...):Fr. Rami Al-Kabalan (38)Fr. Rami Al-Kabalan (38)
Apostolic Visitator in Australia (2017.06.21 – ...):Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (79)Archbishop Basile Georges Casmoussa (79)

Archbishop emeritus of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Retired Patriarch Patriarchs (2): Patriarch Ignace Youssif III Younan (73)Ignace Youssif III, Patriarch Ignace Pierre VIII Abdel-Ahad (87)Ignace Pierre VIII

Retired Archbishop Archbishops (10)

Retired Bishop Bishops (7)

Living Prelates | Appointments


as of 2017.12.14

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