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Greek-Melkite Diocese of

Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Diocese

Population: 3,000 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 1 parish, 2 priests (1 diocesan, 1 religious), 2 lay religious (2 brothers), 1 seminarian (2018)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Neighbouring Dioceses: Newton (↑), Venezuela (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Address: Obispado Greco-Melquita Católico, Venustiano Carranza 107, 06060 Mexico, D.F., Mex., Mexico

Phone: (55) 55-42-02-25

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2019.12.20 – ...):Bishop Joseph Antoine Khawam, B.A. (53)Bishop Joseph Antoine Khawam, B.A. (53)

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Greek-Melkites (Venezuela)

Titular Bishop of Apamea in Syria of the Greek-Melkites

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Bishop Joseph Antoine Khawam, B.A. (53)Bishop Joseph Antoine Khawam, B.A. (53)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.12.20 – ...)

Bishop Nicholas James Samra (76)Bishop Nicholas James Samra (76)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2015.01.16 – 2019.12.20)

Fr. Gabriel N. Ghanoum, B.S. (later Archimandrite)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2006 – 2015.01.16)

Archimandrite Antoine MouhannaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1994.07.11 – 2006)

Archbishop Boutros Raï, B.A.Permalink
(1988.02.27 – 1994.06.07)

Born:1922.11.08 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1968.11.10
Died:1994.06.07 († 71)

Superior General of Basilian Alepian Order (1965 – 1968.09.09)

Titular Archbishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne of the Greek-Melkites (1968.09.09 – 1988.02.27)

Bishop of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México of the Greek-Melkites (Mexico) (1988.02.27 – 1994.06.07)


as of 2021.06.22

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