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Syriac Diocese of

Cairo

Egypt Egypt

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Syriac (Antiochian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Population: 1,530 Catholics (2019)

Statistics: 3 parishes, 4 priests (diocesan), 1 seminarian (2019)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) (→), Sudan and South Sudan (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.05.12 – ...):Bishop Élie Joseph Warde (44)Bishop-elect Élie Joseph Warde (44)

Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cairo (Syriac Rite)

Bishop Élie Joseph Warde (44)Bishop-elect Élie Joseph Warde (44)Permalink
(2022.05.12 – ...)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt)
Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

Born:1977.09.28 (Haddad-Beirut, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:2004.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:2022.06.18

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (2022.05.12 – ...)

Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan) (2022.05.12 – ...)

Bishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan (42)Bishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan (42)Permalink
(Patriarchal Administrator 2020.04.15 – 2022.05.12)

Bishop Clément-Joseph HannouchePermalink
(1995.06.24 – 2020.04.09)

Born:1950.03.27 (Cairo, Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.19
Died:2020.04.09 (Cairo, Egypt † 70)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (1995.06.24 – 2020.04.09)

Protosyncellus of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan) (1997 – 2020.04.09)

Bishop Basile Moussa Daoud (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1977.07.22 – 1994.07.01)

Born:1930.09.18 (Meskané, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.09.18
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21
Died:2012.04.07 (Roma, Italy † 81)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) ([1977.07.02] 1977.07.22 – 1994.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Homs of the Syriacs (Syria) ([1994.07.01] 1994.07.06 – 1998.10.13)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Syriacs (Lebanon) ([1998.10.13] 1998.10.20 – 2001.01.08)

President of Synod of the Syriac Catholic Church (1998.10.20 – 2001.01.08)

Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches (2000.11.25 – 2007.06.09)

Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute (2000.11.25 – 2007.06.09)

Patriarch ad personam (2001.01.08 – 2012.04.07)

Cardinal-Patriarch (2001.02.21 – 2012.04.07)

Bishop Basile Pierre HabraPermalink
(1963.07.06 – 1965.12.03)

Born:1899.12.29 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1932.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1963.08.15
Died:1977.08.16 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Batnæ of the Syriacs (1963.05.01 – 1963.07.06)

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) (1963.07.06 – 1965.12.03)


as of 2022.05.15

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