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Greek-Melkite Archdiocese of

Latakia

Syria Syria

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Archdiocese

Population: 13,000 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 17 priests (14 diocesan, 3 religious), 11 lay religious (3 brothers, 8 sisters), 7 seminarians (2018)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Aleppo (↗), Homs (↘), Tripoli (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Archbishop (2021.08.17 – ...):Archbishop Georges Salim Khawam, M.S.P. (62)Archbishop Georges Salim Khawam, M.S.P. (62)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Latakia (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Georges Salim Khawam, M.S.P. (62)Archbishop Georges Salim Khawam, M.S.P. (62)Permalink
(2021.08.17 – ...)

Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Born:1959.04.07 (Alep, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1984.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:2021.10.16

Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (2021.08.17 – ...)

Archbishop Nikolaki Sawaf (78)Archbishop Nikolaki Sawaf (78)Permalink
(2000.01.16 – 2021.08.17)

Archbishop emeritus of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)

Born:1943.02.08 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1968.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.04

Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) ([2000.01.14] 2000.01.16 – 2021.08.17)

Archbishop Farès Maakaroun (80)Archbishop Farès Maakaroun (80)Permalink
(1995.07.31 – 1999.12.18)

Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (Brazil)

Dai-lhes vós mesmos de comer

Born:1940.11.12 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.17

Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (1995.07.31 – 1999.12.18)

Archbishop-Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo of the Greek-Melkites (Brazil) (1999.12.18 – 2014.07.21)

Archbishop Michel YatimPermalink
(1981.08.18 – 1995.07.18)

Born:1920.12.04 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1946.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.23
Died:2006.09.14 († 85)

Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (1981.08.18 – 1995.07.18)

Archbishop Paul Achkar, M.S.P.Permalink
(1961.11.11 – 1981)

Born:1893.02.03 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1921.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1961.12.17
Died:1982.04.23 († 89)

Superior General of Society of Missionaries of Saint Paul (1951 – 1961.11.11)

Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) ([1961.09.20] 1961.11.11 – 1981)


as of 2021.10.16

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