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Archeparchy of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite)

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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Youssef Matar, Archbishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archeparchy
  • Erected: 1577
  • Maronite Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Maronite, 10 rue College de la Sagesse, 5545 Achrafieh, Beyrouth, Liban
  • Telephone: (01)561.980/1/2
  • Fax: 561.930

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1577ErectedArcheparchy of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950130,000400,00032.5%1291291,0078040120ap1951
1959155,000495,00031.3%121221431,083118174112ap1960
1970175,0001,200,00014.6%112541661,05454197112ap1971
1980214,42293721651,29975168116ap1981
1990250,00091351261,98435175116ap1991
1999200,000104311351,481131160121ap2000
2000200,00097321291,550183165127ap2001
2001200,00097491461,36949165122ap2002
2002218,252115481631,33848155124ap2003
2003236,235115471621,458147177125ap2004
2004236,000114511651,43051175124ap2005
2006240,000131321631,47232169127ap2007
2009237,536126301561,52230169127ap2010
2012232,000128351631,42335169127ap2013

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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