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Archeparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek)

Heliopolitanus Graecorum Melkitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Elias Rahal, S.M.S.P., Archbishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archeparchy
  • Elevated: 18 November 1964
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Grec-Catholique, Baalbek, Liban
  • Telephone: (08)370.200
  • Fax: 373.986

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Eparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek)
1701ErectedEparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek) (erected)
Archeparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek)
18 November 1964ElevatedEparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek) Archeparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Eparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek)
19507,60068,00011.2%961550641214ap1951
19599,26580,00011.6%1732046343517ap1960
Archeparchy of Baalbek (Melkite Greek)
197035,000132,00026.5%151162,187111211ap1971
198015,00082101,50027010ap1981
199025,0008192,77763810ap1991
199914,0007291,55524711ap2000
200015,0007291,66624711ap2001
200115,00082101,50024712ap2002
200230,00082103,00024712ap2003
200315,10092111,372124812ap2004
200415,20092111,381144812ap2005
200622,00092112,000135212ap2007
200920,000121131,538115713ap2010
201220,000121131,53812437ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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