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Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (B.C.)

Also known as: Ordre Basilien Choueirite de St. Jean Baptiste (français) / Ordine Basiliano di San Giovanni Battista dei Melkiti (Soariti) (Italiano) / Ordo Basilianus S. Iohannis Baptistæ Melkitarum (Soaritarum) (latine)

Type: Monastic Order of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 8 houses, 44 members (35 priests) (2016)

Address: Couvent Saint-Jean, Khonchara, B.P. 188, Bikfaya, Lebanon

Phone: (04) 27.05.77

Website: Link

History


Superiors

Superior General:LebanonArchimandrite Elie Maalouf, B.C.Archimandrite Elie Maalouf, B.C. (2013.08 – ...)
Superior General:Archimandrite Semaan Abdel Ahad, B.C. (2007 – 2013.08)
Superior General:Archimandrite Boulos Nazha, B.C. (2001 – 2007)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nicolas Hakim, B.C. (1995 – 2001)
Superior General:Archimandrite Ibrahim Atallah, B.C. (1995 – 1995)
Superior General:Archimandrite Victor Haddad, B.C. (1989 – 1995)
Superior General:Archimandrite Paul Abdou, B.C. (1977 – 1989)
Superior General:Archimandrite Simaan Abdel-Ahad, B.C. (1972 – 1977)
Superior General:Archimandrite Boutros Jraïjiri, B.C. (1967 – 1971)
Superior General:Archimandrite Athanase Hage, B.C. (1962 – 1967)
Superior General:Archimandrite Augustin Farah, B.C. (1949 – 1961)
Superior General:Archimandrite Stephanos Samaha, B.C. (1934 – 1949)
Superior General:Archimandrite Théodose Maalouf, B.C. (1928 – 1934)
Superior General:Archimandrite Georges Haddad, B.C. (1922 – 1928)
Superior General:Archimandrite Mikhaïl Kfoury, B.C. (1919 – 1922)
Superior General:Archimandrite Jacob Riachy, B.C. (1917 – 1919)
Superior General:Archimandrite Séraphim Chmayel, B.C. (1913 – 1917)
Superior General:Archimandrite Youssef Kfoury, B.C. (1905 – 1913)
Superior General:Archimandrite Basile Sawaïa, B.C. (1904 – 1905)
Superior General:Archimandrite Youssef Kfoury, B.C. (1887 – 1904)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nehmétallah Qattan, B.C. (1886 – 1887)
Superior General:Archimandrite Souleiman Alchamy, B.C. (1883 – 1886)
Superior General:Archimandrite Flavianos Kfoury, B.C. (1871 – 1883)
Superior General:Archimandrite Dimitri Jamed, B.C. (1868 – 1871)
Superior General:Archimandrite Flavianos Kfoury, B.C. (1859 – 1868)
Superior General:Archimandrite Anatole Sabbagh, B.C. (1851 – 1859)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nicolas Sawaïa, B.C. (1845 – 1851)
Superior General:Archimandrite Martin Maalouf, B.C. (1843 – 1845)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nicolas Sawaïa, B.C. (1842 – 1843)
Superior General:Archimandrite Flavianos Kfoury, B.C. (1835 – 1842)
Superior General:Archimandrite Raphaël Bitar, B.C. (1829 – 1835)
Superior General:Archimandrite André Khawan, B.C. (1826 – 1829)
Superior General:Archimandrite Stephanos Oubeid, B.C. (1823 – 1826)
Superior General:Archimandrite Mikhaïl Tourkman, B.C. (1818 – 1823)
Superior General:Archimandrite Akakios Antoine Chaboury, B.C. (1816 – 1818)
Superior General:Archimandrite Basile Araqtingi, B.C. (1814 – 1816)
Superior General:Archimandrite Boulos Ignace Arqach, B.C. (1787 – 1814)
Superior General:Archimandrite Théophonos Kadi, B.C. (1785 – 1787)
Superior General:Archimandrite Boulos Kassar, B.C. (1774 – 1785)
Superior General:Archimandrite Jacques Sajaty, B.C. (1761 – 1774)
Superior General:SyriaFr. Ignace Jarbou’, B.C. (later Archbishop) (1756 – 1761)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nicolas Saïgh, B.C. (1732 – 1756)
Superior General:Archimandrite Maximos Hakim, B.C. (1729 – 1731)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nicolas Saïgh, B.C. (1727 – 1729)
Superior General:Archimandrite Nasrallah Karamé (Nikiphoros), B.C. (1720 – 1727)

Living Bishops (3 Archbishops)

SyriaArchbishop Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C. (66)Archbishop Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C. (66), Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

LebanonArchbishop Eduard Daher, B.C. (45)Archbishop Eduard Daher, B.C. (45), Archbishop of Tripoli of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

SyriaArchbishop Abraham Nehmé, B.C. (91)Archbishop Abraham Nehmé, B.C. (91), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Homs of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)


Deceased Bishops (3 Patriarchs, 11 Archbishops)

2017: IraqArchbishop Georges El-Murr, B.C., Archbishop emeritus of Petra and Philadelphia of the Greek-Melkites (Jordan) and Patriarchal Exarch emeritus of Iraq of the Greek-Melkites (Iraq)

2012: LebanonArchbishop George Riashi, B.C., Archbishop emeritus of Tripoli of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

2010: LebanonArchbishop Antoine Hayek, B.C., Archbishop emeritus of Bāniyās of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1993: LebanonArchbishop Athanase Ach-Chaer, B.C., Archbishop emeritus of Bāniyās of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1986: SyriaArchbishop Denys Gaith, B.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1919: LebanonArchbishop Attanasio Melegro Savoya, B.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1843: SyriaArchbishop Grégoire Pierre Chahiat, B.C., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1828: LebanonArchbishop Ignace Flavianos Dahan, B.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1822: LebanonArchbishop Théodose Badra, B.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

1812: SyriaPatriarch Ignace IV Sarrouf [Sarruf] (Ignace Sarrouf [Sarruf], B.C.), Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1788: SyriaPatriarch Théodose V Dahan [Dahhan] (Théodose Dahan [Dahhan], B.C.), Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

>1776: SyriaArchbishop Ignace Jarbou’, B.C., Archbishop emeritus of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1761: SyriaPatriarch Maximos II Hakim (Maximos Hakim, B.C.), Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

1754: SyriaArchbishop Gerasimos Samman, B.C., Archbishop emeritus of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)


as of 2018.11.02

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