Syriac Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem
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Syriac Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem
Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem (Syrian)
Location
CountryPalestine
Statistics
Population
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2015)
4,000
Parishes3
Information
DenominationSyriac Catholic Church
RiteAntiochian Rite
Established1892
CathedralChurch of Saint Thomas, Jerusalem
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
PatriarchIgnatius Joseph III Yonan
Patriarchal ExarchCamil Afram Antoine Semaan (Flavian)

The Syriac Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem (informally Jerusalem of the Syriacs) is a Patriarchal exarchate (missionary Eastern Catholic pre-diocesan jurisdiction) of the Syriac Catholic Church (Antiochian Rite in Syriac language and Arameic) for Palestine and Jordan.

It is directly dependent on the Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch (with see in Beirut), but not part of his or any other ecclesiastical province, and depends in Rome on the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

Its cathedral episcopal see is the World Heritage Site Church of Saint Thomas, Jerusalem, Holy Land (Israel/Palestine).

History

Established in 1991 as Patriarchal Exarchate of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan), on territory (Palestine and (Trans)Jordan) previously without proper Ordinary of the particular church sui iuris, which was governed as Patriarchal Vicariate of Jerusalem of the Syriacs.

Ordinaries

All West Syriac Rite.

Patriarchal Exarchs of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan)

References

  1. ^ "From the Oriental Churches, 28.03.2020" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 28 March 2020. Retrieved 2020.

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