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Archdiocese of Baghdad

Archidioecesis Bagdathensis Latinorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean Benjamin Sleiman, O.C.D., Archbishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 19 August 1848
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Iraq
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Latin, P.O. Box 35130, Hay Al-Wahda, Mahallat 904, rue 8, Imm. 44, 12906 Baghdad, Iraq
  • Telephone: (0780)607.40.01

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Baghdad
6 September 1632ErectedDiocese of Baghdad (erected)
Archdiocese of Baghdad
19 August 1848ElevatedDiocese of Baghdad Archdiocese of Baghdad
1969Territory AddedMission "Sui Iuris" of Mossul (suppressed) Archdiocese of Baghdad
1979Territory AddedMission "Sui Iuris" of Baghdad (suppressed) Archdiocese of Baghdad

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Baghdad
19491,0155,000,000.0%424224501243ap1951
19702,0008,150,000.0%21219521523ap1971
19803,500151523315403ap1981
19903,5001414250151493ap1991
19993,0001010300111753ap2000
20002,5001212208121793ap2001
20012,5001111227141553ap2002
20022,5001111227131603ap2003
20032,0001212166151653ap2004
20042,00014141421201823ap2005
20062,5001414178141773ap2007
20121,000161662181633ap2013
2015250,000111122,727131713ap2016
2018300,000141421,428141322ap2019

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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