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Archeparchy of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek)

Petrensis et Philadelphiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Yasser Hanna Ayyash, Archbishop
  • Georges El-Murr, B.C., Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archeparchy
  • Erected: 2 May 1932
  • Metropolitan See
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: Jordan
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 2435, Jabal-Amman, Amman 11181, Jordanie
  • Telephone: (06)462.47.57
  • Fax: 462.85.60

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 May 1932ErectedArcheparchy of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195010,500400,0002.6%143176171428ap1951
196945,0001,350,0003.3%206261,73063023ap1971
198018,0001752281854232ap1981
199017,2621642086343034ap1991
199931,300235281,11751528ap2004
200727,0002452993182428ap2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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