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Chaldean Diocese of

Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney

Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Chaldean

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney / Sancti Thomas Apostoli Sydneyen(sis) Chaldæorum (Latin)

Immediately Subject to the Patriarch

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Churches by City (7)

Present Prelates

Archbishop-Bishop (2015.01.15 – ...):Archbishop Amel Shamon Nona (55)Archbishop Amel Shamon Nona (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Amel Shamon Nona (55)Archbishop Amel Shamon Nona (55)Permalink
(2015.01.15 – ...)

Archbishop-Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans (Australia)

Born:1967.11.01 (Alqosh, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1991.01.11
Consecrated Bishop:2010.01.08

Archbishop of Mossul of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (2009.11.13 – 2015.01.15)

Archbishop-Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans (Australia) (2015.01.15 – ...)

Archbishop Djibrail Kassab (84)Archbishop Djibrail Kassab (84)Permalink
(2006.10.21 – 2015.01.15)

Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans (Australia)

Born:1938.08.04 (Telkef, Iraq)
Ordained Priest:1961.01.19
Consecrated Bishop:1996.05.05

Archbishop of Bassorah of the Chaldeans (Iraq) (1995.10.24 – 2006.10.21)

Archbishop-Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney of the Chaldeans (Australia) (2006.10.21 – 2015.01.15)

Contact Info

Address: 66-78 Quarry Road, Bossley Park, NSW 2176; PO Box 3120, Wetherill Park, NSW 2164, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9823 1800

Website: 

Statistics

Population: 60,000 Catholics (2020)

Statistics: 6 parishes, 11 priests (diocesan), 5 deacons, 2 lay religious (2 sisters), 5 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.25

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