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Archeparchy of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)

Mariamnensis Graecorum Melkitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Issam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S., Archbishop
  • André Haddad, B.S., Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archeparchy
  • Elevated: 18 November 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Damas (Maronite)
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: Lebanon
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche Grec-Melkite Catholique, Saidat Al Najat, Zahleh, Liban
  • Telephone: (08)800.333; 820.540
  • Fax: 822.406

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)
1774Name ChangedDiocese of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)
Archeparchy of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)
18 November 1964ElevatedDiocese of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek) Archeparchy of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)
195025,000820288923434ap1951
Archeparchy of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek)
197031,597556,31932ap1971
198070,3001023332,130383536ap1981
1990115,000923323,593233644ap1991
1999126,0001126373,405264136ap2000
2000126,0001018284,500184136ap2001
2001126,000920294,344204136ap2002
2002126,000721284,500214237ap2003
2003126,000519245,250194237ap2004
2004126,000524294,344264236ap2005
2009126,000622284,5002224437ap2010
2010126,000721284,5002214434ap2011
2012150,000823314,8382233739ap2013

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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