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Maronite Archdiocese of

Antélias

Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Maronite (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 278,320 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 97 parishes, 163 priests (77 diocesan, 86 religious), 445 lay religious (96 brothers, 349 sisters), 38 seminarians (2018)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jebbeh–Sarba–Jounieh (↑), Beirut (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Jebbeh–Sarba–Jounieh (↑), Beirut (↓)

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2021.03.03 – ...):Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (53)Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (53)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Antélias (Maronite Rite)

Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (53)Archbishop Antoine Farès Bounajem (53)Permalink
(2021.03.03 – ...)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon)

Born:1967.08.10 (Harharaya-Kattine, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1994.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2021.04.09

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2021.03.03 – ...)

Archbishop Camille ZaidanPermalink
(2012.06.16 – 2019.10.21)

Born:1944.03.09 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1971.10.23
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.23
Died:2019.10.21 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Ptolemais in Phœnicia of the Maronites (2011.08.13 – 2012.06.16)

Bishop of Curia of the Maronites (2011.08.13 – 2012.06.16)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (2012.06.16 – 2019.10.21)

Archbishop Joseph Mohsen BécharaPermalink
(1988.06.11 – 2012.06.16)

Born:1935.03.19 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1963.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:1986.05.18
Died:2020.06.09 († 85)

Archbishop of Cyprus of the Maronites (Cyprus) (1986.04.04 – 1988.06.11)

Archbishop of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon) (1988.06.11 – 2012.06.16)


as of 2021.04.16

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