Roman Catholicism in Syria

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The Catholic Church in Syria is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

There are 368,000 Catholics in Syria, approximately 2% of the total population. The Catholics of Syria follow several different rites, including Armenian, Chaldean, Syrian, Maronite and Melkite in addition to the Roman rite and there are separate jurisdictions for the faithful of each rite.

Dioceses and Archdioceses[1][2][edit]

  • Armenian Catholic Archeparchy of Alep
  • Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Kamichlié
  • Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Damas
  • Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Alep
  • Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Alep
  • Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Bosra e Haūrān
  • Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Damas
  • Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Homs
  • Greek-Melkite Catholic Archeparchy of Lattaquié
  • Greek-Melkite Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch
  • Maronite Catholic Archeparchy of Alep
  • Maronite Catholic Archeparchy of Damas
  • Maronite Catholic Eparchy of Lattaquié
  • Roman Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Alep
  • Syrian Catholic Archdiocese of Damas
  • Syrian Catholic Archdiocese of Homs
  • Syrian Catholic Archeparchy of Alep
  • Syrian Catholic Archeparchy of Hassaké-Nisibi

Cathedrals[3][edit]

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Dormition (Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Bosra–Haūrān)
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Latakia (Maronite Catholic Diocese of Lattaquié)
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Annunciation (Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Lattaquié)
  • Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption (Syrian Catholic Archdiocese of Aleppe)
  • Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi (Roman Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Aleppe)
  • Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (Syrian Catholic Archdiocese of Homs)
  • Cathedral Our Lady of Reliefs (Armenian Catholic Archdiocese of Aleppe)
  • Church of the Queen of the Universe (Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Damas)
  • Greek-Melkite Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace (Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Homs)
  • Greek-Melkite Cathedral of the Virgin Mary (Greek-Melkite Catholic Archdiocese of Aleppe)
  • Greek-Melkite Patriarchal Cathedral of the Dormition of Our Lady (Greek-Melkite Catholic Patriarchal See of Antioch)
  • Maronite Cathedral (Maronite Catholic Archdiocese of Damas)
  • St. Elias Maronite Cathedral (Maronite Catholic Archdiocese of Aleppe)
  • St. Joseph’s Cathedral (Chaldean Catholic Diocese of Aleppe)
  • Syrian Cathedral (Syrian Catholic Archdiocese of Damas)

Notable persons[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GCatholic.org: Catholic Dioceses in Syria
  2. ^ Catholic-Hierarchy: Current Dioceses in Syria
  3. ^ GCatholic.org: Cathedrals in Syria

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