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Archdiocese of Cipro (Maronite)

Archidioecesis Cyprensis Maronitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Soueif, Archbishop
  • Boutros Gemayel, Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 1357
  • Maronite Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Cyprus
  • Square Kilometers: 9,351 (3,611 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: The Maronite Church, P.O. Box 22249, 1519 Nicosia; 10 Karaiskakis Str., Acropolis, 2012 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Telephone: (022)42.79.66
  • Fax: 31.49.19

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1357ErectedArchdiocese of Cipro (Maronite) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195036,64663,23758.0%611576482392490ap1951
196980,00068331017925730043ap1971
1980155,70062551171,33074473108ap1981
199010,500600,0001.8%64101,0507510ap1991
199910,000775,0001.3%6281,250539ap2000
200010,000775,0001.3%10212833539ap2001
200110,000780,0001.3%10212833539ap2002
200210,000783,0001.3%10212833539ap2003
200310,000780,0001.3%5271,428539ap2004
200410,000780,0001.3%5271,428539ap2005
200610,000785,0001.3%5271,428539ap2007
201310,400838,8971.2%921194512312ap2014

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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