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Greek-Melkite Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Tyr

Lebanon Lebanon

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Tyr (français) / Tyre (English) / Tiro (Italiano) / Tyren(sis) Græcorum Melkitarum (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Bāniyās, Saïdā, Tripoli

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Saïdā (↑), Bāniyās (→)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2022.08.20 – ...):Archbishop Georges Iskandar, B.S. (54)Archbishop Georges Iskandar, B.S. (54)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Tyr (Greek-Melkite Rite)

Archbishop Georges Iskandar, B.S. (54)Archbishop Georges Iskandar, B.S. (54)
(2022.08.20 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Born:1968.02.04 (Ain El Mir, Jezzine, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1998.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:2022.10.08

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2022.08.20 – ...)

Archbishop Elie Béchara Haddad, B.S. (62)Archbishop Elie Béchara Haddad, B.S. (62)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.01.31 – 2022.08.20)

Archbishop Michel Abrass (74)Archbishop Michel Abrass (74)
(2014.06.21 – 2021.01.31 deposed)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Born:1948.12.14 (Alep, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1980.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:2006.12.10

Titular Bishop of Abydus (2006.10.17 – 2006.11.11)

Bishop of Curia of the Greek-Melkites (2006.10.17 – 2014.06.21)

Titular Archbishop of Myra of the Greek-Melkites (2006.11.11 – 2014.06.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2014.06.21 – 2021.01.31 deposed)

Archbishop Georges Wadih Bacouni (60)Archbishop Georges Wadih Bacouni (60)
(2005.10.20 – 2014.06.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

Born:1962.05.16 (Ain el-Roummaneh, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:2005.11.27

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) ([2005.06.27] 2005.10.20 – 2014.06.21)

Archbishop of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel) (2014.06.21 – 2018.11.09)

Pro-President of Conference of the Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions (2017 – 2020.10.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (2018.11.09 – ...)

Archbishop Jean Assaad Haddad
(1988.10.26 – 2005)

Born:1926.12.17 (Beit-Chabab, Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1988.11.27
Died:2021.01.22 (Harissa, Lebanon † 94)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1988.10.26 – 2005)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) (2000.06.06 – 2000.11.29)

Archbishop Georges Haddad
(1965.07.30 – 1985.12.31)

Born:1924.03.14 (Lebanon)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1965.09.05
Died:1985.12.31 († 61)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1965.07.30 – 1985.12.31)

Archbishop Agapios Salomon Naoum, B.S.
(1933.11.03 – 1965.10.15)

Born:1882.08.01
Ordained Priest:1907.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1933.12.03
Died:1967.05.01 († 84)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1933.11.03 – 1965.10.15)

Titular Archbishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites (1965.10.15 – 1967.05.01)

Archbishop Massimo Saïgh, M.S.P. (later Cardinal)
(1919.08.30 – 1933.08.30)

En aiaiih nika

Born:1878.04.10 (Aleppo, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1905.09.17
Consecrated Bishop:1919.08.30
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1967.11.05 (Beirut, Lebanon † 89)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1919.08.30 – 1933.08.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Beirut–Gibail of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1933.08.30 – 1947.10.30)

Patriarch of Antioch of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) ([1947.10.30] 1948.06.21 – 1967.11.05)

Patriarch of Alexandria of the Greek-Melkites ([1947.10.30] 1948.06.21 – 1967.11.05)

Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Greek-Melkites ([1947.10.30] 1948.06.21 – 1967.11.05)

Cardinal-Patriarch (1965.02.22 – 1967.11.05)

Archbishop Eutimio Zulhof, B.S.
(1886.06.13 – 1913.11.28)

Born:1848.01.02 (Syria)
Died:1913.11.28 († 65)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1886.06.13 – 1913.11.28)

Archbishop Athanase Khawam
(1867 – 1886)

Consecrated Bishop:1867.04.14

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1867 – 1886)

Archbishop Athanase Sabbagh
(1855 – 1866)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1855 – 1866)

Archbishop Ignace Karouth
(1835 – 1854)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1835 – 1854)

Archbishop Basile Zakkar
(1827 – 1834)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1827 – 1834)

Archbishop Cyrille Khabbaz
(1810 – 1819?)

Consecrated Bishop:1810.07.31

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1810 – 1819?)

Archbishop Basile Atallah
(1805 – 1809)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1805 – 1809)

Archbishop Parthenios Naïmi
(1764 – 1805)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1764 – 1805)

Archbishop André Fakhoury
(1752 – 1764)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1752 – 1764)

Archbishop Ignace Beyrouthy
(1724 – 1752)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1724 – 1752)

Bishop of Saïdā of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1724 – 1752)

Archbishop Euthymios Michael Saifi
(1682 – 1723.10.08)

Born:1643
Consecrated Bishop:1683
Died:1723.10.08 († 80)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tyr of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1682 – 1723.10.08)

Archbishop-Bishop of Saïdā of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon) (1682 – 1723.10.08)

Founder of Basilian Order of the Most Holy Saviour (Salvatorian Fathers) (1684)

Statistics

Population: 3,500 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 11 parishes, 9 priests (diocesan), 5 lay religious (5 sisters) (2018)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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