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Eparchy of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite)

Eparchia Helipolitanus-Rubrimonasteriensis Maronitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Simon Atallah, O.A.M., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Split: 9 June 1990
  • Maronite Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Mailing Address: Eveche Maronite, Deir El-Ahmar, Al Bekaa, Liban
  • Telephone: (08)32.04.32
  • Fax: 32.04.31

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Eparchy of Baalbek (Maronite)
1671ErectedEparchy of Baalbek (Maronite) (erected)
Eparchy of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite)
4 August 1977Name ChangedEparchy of Baalbek (Maronite) Eparchy of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite)
Eparchy of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite)
9 June 1990SplitEparchy of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite) Eparchy of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite)
Eparchy of Zahleh (Maronite)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Eparchy of Baalbek (Maronite)
195042,00012010130323464287ap1951
195142,00011412126333463984ap1960
197086,500189,60045.6%63631266867617099ap1971
Eparchy of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite)
198055,0001411252,200143745ap1981
Eparchy of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite)
199030,000102122,50021019ap1991
199935,000125172,05852219ap2000
200035,000145191,84262320ap2001
200135,00084122,91642320ap2002
200236,000115162,25052218ap2003
200334,000136191,78972121ap2004
200430,00095142,142251524ap2005
200634,000128201,700283334ap2007
200935,000116172,058263234ap2010
201245,000128202,2501213134ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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