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Patriarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}

Patriarchatus Hierosolymitanus Latinorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Fouad Boutros Twal, Patriarch
  • Maroun Elias Nimeh Lahham, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo, Auxiliary Bishop
  • William Hanna Shomali, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Michel Sabbah, Patriarch Emeritus
  • Kamal Hanna Bathish, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Salim Sayegh, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Patriarchate
  • Erected: 23 July 1847
  • Patriarchal See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Palestine
  • Official Web Site: http://www.lpj.org/
  • Mailing Address: Patriarcat Latin, P.O. Box 14152, 91141 Jerusalem [Old City]
  • Telephone: (02)628.23.23
  • Fax: 627.16.52

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 July 1847ErectedPatriarchate of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195032,9123,120,0001.1%5922328211637886252ap1951
197050,0715,935,350.8%692753441454361,14855ap1971
198056,301942663601564721,22163ap1981
199062,955902783681714801,09964ap1991
199877,0007529336820915491,14465ap2001
200277,0007829337120715491,14465ap2003
200477,000792933722064981,14465ap2005
2011161,4006634841438915821,07665ap2012
2012161,4007434842238245961,07666ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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