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Greek-Melkite Apostolic Exarchate of

Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Greek-Melkite (Byzantine)

Type: Apostolic Exarchate

Population: 28,700 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 3 parishes, 3 priests (diocesan), 1 deacon (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (↖), Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

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

Titular Bishop of Apamea in Syria of the Greek-Melkites

Apostolic Administrator of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México of the Greek-Melkites (Mexico)

Ordinaries

Apostolic Exarchs of Venezuela (Greek-Melkite Rite)

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

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Greek-Melkites (Venezuela)
Titular Bishop of Apamea in Syria of the Greek-Melkites
Apostolic Administrator of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México of the Greek-Melkites (Mexico)

Born:1968.04.14 (Aleppo, Syria)
Ordained Priest:1995.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2020.03.07

Titular Bishop of Apamea in Syria of the Greek-Melkites (2019.12.20 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México of the Greek-Melkites (Mexico) (2019.12.20 – ...)

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Greek-Melkites (Venezuela) (2019.12.20 – ...)

Bishop Georges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A. (83)Bishop Georges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A. (83)Permalink
(1995.10.12 – 2019.12.20)

Titular Bishop of Abila Lysaniæ
Apostolic Exarch emeritus of Venezuela of the Greek-Melkites (Venezuela)

Born:1938.08.01 (Syria)
Ordained Priest:1966.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.21

Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela of the Greek-Melkites (Venezuela) (1995.10.12 – 2019.12.20)

Titular Bishop of Abila Lysaniæ (1995.10.12 – ...)


as of 2021.10.29

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