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Archdiocese of Damas (Melkite Greek)

Archidioecesis Damascenus Graecorum Melkitarum



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 3rd Century
  • Metropolitan: Patriarchate of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek)
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mailing Address: Patriarcat Grec-Melkite Catholique, B.P. 22249, avenue Az-Zeitoon 12, Bab Charki, Damas, Syrie
  • Telephone: (011)544.10.30; 544.65.29
  • Fax: 541.89.66

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3rd CenturyErectedArchdiocese of Damas (Melkite Greek) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198068,000204242,83342516ap1981
199090,000288362,50084118ap1991
1999110,000347412,682174719ap2002
2002140,000336393,589164719ap2003
2003200,000368444,545181317ap2004
2004200,000368444,545181918ap2005
2006200,000328405,000181418ap2007
2009150,000388463,260181320ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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