Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas
|Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas|
|Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans|
|Church||Chaldean Catholic Church|
|See||Babylon of the Chaldeans|
|Installed||July 9, 1900|
|Term ended||July 21, 1947|
|Predecessor||Audishu V Khayyath|
|Successor||Yousef VII Ghanima|
|Ordination||July 10, 1879 (Priest)|
|Consecration||July 24, 1892 (Bishop)
by Eliya Abulyonan
|Birth name||Yousef Emmanuel Thomas|
|Born||August 8, 1852
|Died||July 21, 1947(aged 94)|
Mar Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas † was the patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church 1900–1947.
He was born on August 8, 1852 in Alqosh, studied in the Ghazir Seminary in Beirut and was ordained priest on July 10, 1879. On July 24, 1892 he was ordained Bishop of Seert, now in Turkey, by patriarch Eliya XIV [XIII] Abulyonan. He was appointed Patriarch of the Chaldean Church on the July 9, 1900 and confirmed by the Holy See on December 17 of the same year. He served as patriarch till his death on July 21, 1947. He replaced Patriarch Audishu V Khayyath † and was followed by Yousef VII Ghanima †.
- "Archbishop Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2009-01-15.[self-published source]
- David Wilmshurst, The Ecclesiastical Organisation of the Church of the East, 1318–1913, Peeters Publishers, 2000 ISBN 90-429-0876-9, p. 744.
|Catholic Church titles|
Audishu V Khayyath
|Patriarch of Babylon
of the Chaldean Catholic Church
Yousef VII Ghanima