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Eparchy of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)

Eparchia Laodicenus Maronitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Elias Khoury Sleman, Bishop
  • Massoud Massoud, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Elevated: 4 August 1977
  • Maronite Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 161, Rue Hamrat, Tartous, Syrie
  • Telephone: (043)223.433
  • Fax: 322.939

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Laodicea (Maronite)
16 April 1954ErectedApostolic Administration of Laodicea (Maronite) (erected)
Eparchy of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
4 August 1977ElevatedApostolic Administration of Laodicea (Maronite) Eparchy of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Laodicea (Maronite)
197015,0001,200,0001.3%20207502130ap1971
Eparchy of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite)
198020,000161171,17612430ap1981
199023,000174211,09543629ap1991
199927,000185231,17363632ap2000
200027,000184221,22743632ap2001
200128,000176231,21763632ap2002
200230,000183211,42873932ap2003
200330,000213241,250114032ap2004
200431,000204241,29144032ap2005
200933,000262281,17894032ap2010

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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