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Archeparchy of Damas (Maronite)

Damascenus Maronitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Samir Nassar, Archbishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archeparchy
  • Erected: 1527
  • Maronite Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Syrian Arab Republic
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Maronite, rue Ad-Dier 6, Bab Touma, B.P. 2179, Damas, Syrie
  • Telephone: (011)541.28.88
  • Fax: 544.99.231

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1527ErectedArcheparchy of Damas (Maronite) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195030,000481866454706754ap1951
19709401,75053.7%1ap1971
19804,800114,8001ap1981
19908,0002351,600352ap1991
19998,000224,00021ap2000
20018,000118,00021ap2002
200212,0001112,0001ap2003
200312,0001112,0001ap2004
200412,0001112,0006ap2005
200612,000443,0006ap2007
200916,000553,200161753ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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