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Archeparchy of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)

Ptolemaidensis



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Bishop(s)

  • George Bacouni (Bakouny), Archbishop
  • Elias Chacour, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Pierre Mouallem, S.M.S.P., Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Eparchy of Akka (Melkite Greek)
1753ErectedEparchy of Akka (Melkite Greek) (erected)
Archeparchy of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)
18 November 1964ElevatedEparchy of Akka (Melkite Greek) Archeparchy of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Eparchy of Akka (Melkite Greek)
195037,500500,0007.5%202221,704328ap1951
195919,5602,000,9001.0%272296741830ap1960
Archeparchy of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek)
197032,0002,000,0001.6%21211,5231033ap1971
198040,000186241,66664725ap1981
199040,000255301,333184638ap1991
199754,000244281,92844130ap2000
200064,370245292,21973230ap2001
200165,220265312,10374130ap2002
200367,8905230828273860412ap2004
200480,000333362,22282832ap2007
200795,000303332,87882030ap2010
201276,700324362,1305102633ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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