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Patriarchate of Baghdad (Chaldean)

Patriarchatus Bagdathensis Chaldaeorum

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  • Louis RaphaŽl I Sako, Cardinal, Patriarch
  • Basel Salim Yaldo, Curial Bishop
  • Mikha Pola Maqdassi, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Shlemon Warduni, Curial Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Patriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean)
20 April 1553RestoredPatriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean)
17 January 1954Territory LostPatriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean) (Bassorah, Amarah, Kut, and Montefiq) Archeparchy of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean) (erected)
24 October 1960Territory LostPatriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean) (Chaikhan or Ain-Sefne, Alcosh, and Parts of Telkief and Mezure) Diocese of Alquoch (Chaldean) (erected)
24 October 1960Territory LostPatriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean) (Mosul, TePafr, Sinjar, and Al-Hadr) Eparchy of Mossul (Chaldean) (erected)
Patriarchate of Baghdad (Chaldean)
19 February 2022Name ChangedPatriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean) Patriarchate of Baghdad (Chaldean)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Patriarchate of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean)
Patriarchate of Baghdad (Chaldean)

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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