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Archdiocese of Damas (Syrian)

Archidioecesis Damascenus Syrorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Gregorios Elias Tabé, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 1633
  • Metropolitan See
  • Syrian Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Syrien Catholique, B.P. 2129, rue Al-Mustaqeem 157, Bab Charki, Damas, Syrie
  • Telephone: (011)544.53.44
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1633ErectedArchdiocese of Damas (Syrian) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19503,000450,000.7%774285ap1951
19703,0003,000100.0%665004ap1971
19803,50044875333ap1981
19904,50099500266ap1991
19996,20099688484ap2000
20006,200661,033584ap2001
20016,40013134925105ap2002*
20026,50012125415105ap2003
20036,50011115903105ap2004
20046,50012125415105ap2005
20068,00011117275105ap2007
200914,000991,5555105ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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