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Archdiocese of Teheran (Chaldean)

Archidioecesis Teheranensis Chaldaeorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Ramzi Garmou, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

(none)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 16 March 1971
  • Metropolitan See
  • Chaldean Catholic Church of the Chaldean Tradition
  • Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Mailing Address: Enghelab Street, Sayyed Abbas Mousavi St. 37, Teheran 15819, Iran
  • Telephone: (021)88.82.35.49
  • Fax: 88.30.87.14

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Archdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean)
1853ErectedArchdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean) (erected)
Archdiocese of Teheran (Chaldean)
16 March 1971Name ChangedArchdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean) Archdiocese of Teheran (Chaldean)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Sehna (Chaldean)
19495,00010,000,000.1%668336ap1951
19708,10014,000,000.1%57126757106ap1971
Archdiocese of Teheran (Chaldean)
19809,00010313692113149ap1981
19905,00071862511410ap1991
19993,50041570081155ap2000
20003,00041560061135ap2001
20013,15041563051135ap2002
20022,88041557651145ap2003
20033,00041560051125ap2004
20043,00041560031126ap2005
20092,6504264413296ap2010
20102,0003472853486ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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