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Archdiocese of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek)

Archidioecesis Hemesenus Graecorum Melkitarum (-Epiphaniensis-Iabrudensis)



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C., Archbishop
  • Isidore Battikha, B.A., Archbishop Emeritus
  • Abraham Nehmé, B.C., Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 4 March 1849
  • Metropolitan See
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Grec-Catholique, rue El-Mo'tazila, Boustan-el-Diwan, B.P. 1525, Homs, Syrie
  • Telephone: (031)48.25.87
  • Fax: 46.45.87

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 March 1849ErectedArchdiocese of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19509,000470,0001.9%911090015ap1951
197030,000669,0004.5%11ap1971
198017,70047111,60982912ap1981
199025,00069151,666102115ap1991
199925,000143171,47032020ap2000
200027,250153181,51332018ap2001
200148,000141153,20011816ap2002
200227,000131141,92822217ap2003
200327,000141151,80012517ap2004
200427,000131141,928123117ap2005
200630,000234271,11162517ap2007
200930,000192211,428232521ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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