Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Damascus

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The Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Damascus is a pre-diocesan missionary jurisdiction of the Armenian Catholic Church sui iuris (Eastern Catholic, Armenian Rite in Armenian language) in part of Syria.

It depends directly on the Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia, without belonging to his or any other ecclesiastical province.

Its see is the Marian Church of the Queen of the Universe, in the Syrian national capital Damascus.


Established on 6 November 1984 as Patriarchal Exarchate of Damascus (Arabic Aš-Šām).


(all Armenian Rite)

Patriarchal Exarchs of Damascus

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Coordinates: 33°30′47″N 36°18′49″E / 33.5131°N 36.3136°E / 33.5131; 36.3136