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Archdiocese of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean)

Archidioecesis Urmiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas Meram, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 4 September 1890
  • Metropolitan See
  • Chaldean Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Mailing Address: Mendi Al Ghadam, Mirzaian St. 7, Urmia 57138-55733, Iran
  • Telephone: (0441)2222.739
  • Fax: 2236.031

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 September 1890ErectedArchdiocese of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19493,373400,000.8%75122816125ap1951
19704,5004,000,000.1%667509ap1971
19802,15024635861ap1981
19902,000336662ap1991
19991,500314375142ap2000
20001,500314375142ap2001
20011,500314375152ap2002
20021,5003350052ap2003
20031,500213500156ap2004
20041,500213500153ap2005
20091,350314337154ap2010
20101,350314337154ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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