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Apostolic Vicariate of

Beirut

Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Population: 15,000 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 8 parishes, 2 missions, 132 priests (religious), 2 deacons, 1,171 lay religious (210 brothers, 961 sisters), 2 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Aleppo (↗), Jerusalem (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Aleppo (↗), Jerusalem (↓)

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2016.08.02 – ...):Bishop Cesar Essayan, O.F.M. Conv. (59)Bishop Cesar Essayan, O.F.M. Conv. (59)

Titular Bishop of Mareotes

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Beirut (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cesar Essayan, O.F.M. Conv. (59)Bishop Cesar Essayan, O.F.M. Conv. (59)Permalink
(2016.08.02 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Beirut (Lebanon)
Titular Bishop of Mareotes

Evangelium et caritas

Born:1962.05.27 (Saïda, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1993.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:2016.10.08

Titular Bishop of Mareotes (2016.08.02 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Beirut (Lebanon) (2016.08.02 – ...)

Archbishop Paul Dahdah, O.C.D. (80)Archbishop Paul Dahdah, O.C.D. (80)Permalink
(1999.07.30 – 2016.08.02)

Titular Archbishop of Aræ in Numidia
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Beirut (Lebanon)

Diligere Deum

Born:1941.01.08 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1966.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1983.08.21

Archbishop of Baghdad (Iraq) (1983.05.30 – 1999.07.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Baghdad (Iraq) (1999.07.30 – 2000.11.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Beirut (Lebanon) (1999.07.30 – 2016.08.02)

Titular Archbishop of Aræ in Numidia (1999.07.30 – ...)

Bishop Paul Bassim, O.C.D.Permalink
(1974.09.08 – 1999.07.30)

Born:1922.11.14 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1974.11.24
Died:2012.08.21 († 89)

Vicar Apostolic of Beirut (Lebanon) (1974.09.08 – 1999.07.30)

Titular Bishop of Laodicea ad Libanum (1974.09.08 – 2012.08.21)

Bishop Eustace John Smith, O.F.M.Permalink
(1955.12.08 – 1973)

Born:1908.08.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1934.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1956.02.02
Died:1975.06.13 († 66)

Vicar Apostolic of Beirut (Lebanon) (1955.12.08 – 1973)

Titular Bishop of Apamea Cibotus (1955.12.08 – 1975.06.13)

Bishops of Beirut (Roman Rite)

Bishop BartolomeoPermalink
(1272? – 1283)

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1272? – 1283)

Bishop BernardoPermalink
(1267? – ?)

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1267? – ?)

Bishop GualeranoPermalink
(1221? – ?)

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1221? – ?)

Bishop RobertoPermalink
(1210? – ?)

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1210? – ?)

Bishop OdoPermalink
(1181 – 1190)

Consecrated Bishop:1181
Died:1190

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1181 – 1190)

Bishop RainaldoPermalink
(1175 – 1180.09.13)

Consecrated Bishop:1175.05.02
Died:1180.09.13

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1175 – 1180.09.13)

Bishop MainardoPermalink
(? – 1174.04.25)

Died:1174.04.25

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (? – 1174.04.25)

Bishop GuglielmoPermalink
(1147? – ?)

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1147? – ?)

Bishop GiovanniPermalink
(1146? – ?)

Bishop of Beirut (Lebanon) (1146? – ?)

Former Titular Bishops


as of 2021.09.23

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