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Armenian Archdiocese of

Aleppo

Syria Syria

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Armenian

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 5,000 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 3 parishes, 9 priests (7 diocesan, 2 religious), 1 deacon, 6 lay religious (2 brothers, 4 sisters), 2 seminarians (2017)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Beirut (↙), Damascus (↙), Istanbul (↖), Kameshli (→), Baghdad (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (1989.08.21 – ...):Archbishop Boutros Marayati (73)Archbishop Boutros Marayati (73)

Patriarchal Administrator of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon)

Apostolic Administrator of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Aleppo (Armenian Rite)

Archbishop Boutros Marayati (73)Archbishop Boutros Marayati (73)Permalink
(1989.08.21 – ...)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria)
Patriarchal Administrator of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon)
Apostolic Administrator of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria)

Born:1948.02.26 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.04

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) (1989.08.21 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Kameshli of the Armenians (Syria) (1992 – ...)

Patriarchal Administrator of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon) (2021.05.26 – ...)

Archbishop Joseph BasmadjanPermalink
(1984.07.04 – 1988.12.11)

Born:1920.07.15 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1945.12.25
Consecrated Bishop:1984.09.23
Died:1988.12.11 († 68)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) (1984.07.04 – 1988.12.11)

Archbishop Georges LayekPermalink
(1959.08.26 – 1983.04.15)

Born:1922.04.03 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1945.12.25
Consecrated Bishop:1959.10.25
Died:1983.04.15 († 61)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) ([1959.08.13] 1959.08.26 – 1983.04.15)

Archbishop Iknadios (Ignatius) Bédros XVI Batanian (Louis) (later Patriarch)Permalink
(1952.12.06 – 1959.04.24)

Born:1899.02.15 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1921.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1933.10.29
Died:1979.10.09 († 80)

Archbishop of Mardin of the Armenians (1933.08.05 – 1940.08.10)

Titular Archbishop of Gabula (1940.08.10 – 1952.12.06)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) (1952.12.06 – 1959.04.24)

Titular Archbishop of Colonia in Armenia (1959.04.24 – 1962.09.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Beirut of the Armenians (Lebanon) (1959.04.24 – 1962.09.04)

Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians (Lebanon) ([1962.09.04] 1962.11.15 – 1976.04.22)

President of Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church (1969 – 1976.04.22)

Archbishop Gregorio HindiéPermalink
(1933.08.10 – 1952.05.10)

Born:1891.02.20 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1917.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1933.10.29
Died:1962.04.17 († 71)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) (1933.08.10 – 1952.05.10)

Titular Archbishop of Pedachtoë (1952.05.10 – 1962.04.17)

Archbishop Giorgio KortikianPermalink
(1928.01.31 – 1933.08.01)

Born:1872.06.22 (Syria)
Died:1933.08.01 († 61)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) (1928.01.31 – 1933.08.01)

Archbishop Agostino SayeghianPermalink
(1902.07.06 – 1926.10.01)

Born:1863.01.27 (Syria)
Died:1926.10.01 († 63)

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Armenians (Syria) (1902.07.06 – 1926.10.01)


as of 2021.09.16

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