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Syriac Archdiocese of

Baghdad

Iraq Iraq

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Archdiocese Archdiocese

Population: 15,000 Catholics (2020)

Statistics: 4 parishes, 1 mission, 6 priests (5 diocesan, 1 religious), 1 lay religious (1 brother), 1 seminarian (2020)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mossul (↖), Adiabene (↑), Basra and the Gulf (↘)

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2011.03.01 – ...):Archbishop Ephram Yousif Abba (71)Archbishop Ephram Yousif Abba (71)

Patriarchal Administrator of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Baghdad (Syriac Rite)

Archbishop Ephram Yousif Abba (71)Archbishop Ephram Yousif Abba (71)Permalink
(2011.03.01 – ...)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq)
Patriarchal Administrator of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1951.06.18 (Qaraqosh, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2011.04.16

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2011.03.01 – ...)

Patriarchal Administrator of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (2021.09.18 – ...)

Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (92)Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (92)Permalink
(1983.07.15 – 2011.03.01)

Archbishop emeritus of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Born:1930.06.20 (Bartelli, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.12.08

Titular Bishop of Dara Syrorum of the Syriacs (1979.08.25 – 1983.07.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1979.08.25 – 1983.07.15)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1983.07.15 – 2011.03.01)

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1997 – 2001)

Archbishop Athanase Jean Daniel BakosePermalink
(1953.12.02 – 1983.01.12)

Born:1898.08.06 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1921.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1954.02.07
Died:1983.01.12 († 84)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1953.12.02 – 1983.01.12)

Archbishop Atanasio Paolo HindoPermalink
(1949.08.05 – 1953.08.14)

Born:1900.01.24
Ordained Priest:1923.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:1949.10.02
Died:1953.08.14 († 53)

Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs (1949.01.18 – 1949.08.05)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1949.08.05 – 1953.08.14)

Archbishop Atanasio Behnam KalianPermalink
(1929.08.06 – 1949.02.17)

Born:1883.12.08 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1908.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1922.07.19
Died:1949.02.17 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Bahtnæ of the Syriacs (1921.02.26 – 1929.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) (1921.02.26 – 1929.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mardin and Amida of the Syriacs (1921.02.26 – 1929.08.06)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1929.08.06 – 1949.02.17)

Archbishop Atanasio Giorgio (Cyrille) DallalPermalink
(1912.09.04 – 1926.07.31)

Born:1876.10.20 (Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1900.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1912.11.24
Died:1951.12.14 († 75)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1912.09.04 – 1926.07.31)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1926.07.31 – 1951.12.14)

Archbishop Athanase Ignace NuriPermalink
(1894.03.11 – 1908)

Born:1857.12.13 (Iraq)
Consecrated Bishop:1895.05.18
Died:1946.11.09 († 88)

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1894.03.11 – 1908)

Titular Archbishop of Hierapolis in Syria of the Syriacs (1908 – 1946.11.09)

Archbishop Atanasio Raffaele CiarchiPermalink
(1872 – ?)

Consecrated Bishop:1872.09.30

Archbishop of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq) (1872 – ?)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.08.06

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