Archdiocese of the Western USA


Archbishops of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch

 

Living Prelates

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Prelate

Date of Birth

Date of Consecration

Diocese

Ordained by

1

Mor Gregorios Saliba Shamoun

September 14. 1932

August 03. 1969

Retired

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III

2

Mor Severius Jamil Hawa

April 14. 1931

October 18. 1970

Archdiocese of Baghdad & Basra, Iraq

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III

3

Mor Timotheos Aphrem aboudi

January 01. 1930

January 09. 1972 

Retired

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III

4

Mor Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim

August 18. 1948

March 04. 1979

Archdiocese of Aleppo, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III

5

Mor Philexinos Matta Shamoun

August 19. 1930

November 25. 1979

Retired

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III

6

Mor Theophilos George Saliba

March 31. 1945

February 08. 1981

Archdiocese of Mount Lebanon

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

7

Mor Timotheos Samuel Aktas

January 01. 1945

February 10. 1985

Archdiocese of Tur'abdin, Turkey

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

8

Mor Philexinos Yusuf Cetin

August 20. 1954

September 28. 1986

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Istanbul & Ankara, Turkey

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

9

Mor Julius Abdulahad Shabo

March 08. 1951

May 03. 1987

Archdiocese of Sweden & Scandinavian Countries

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

10

Mor Eustatheos Matta Rohum

November 24. 1956

July 01. 1990

Archdiocese of Jazirah & Euphrates, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

11

Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan

December 27. 1955

April 12. 1991

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Western
USA

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

12

Mor Dioscoros Benjamin Atas

January 03. 1964

February 11. 1996 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Sweden

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

13

Mor Dionysius Isa Gurbuz

January 01. 1963

September 15. 1996 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Switzerland & Austria

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

14

Mor Severius Malke Murad

February 05. 1965

September 15. 1996 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Jerusalem & Jordan

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

15

Mor Silvanus Petros Issa Al-nemeh

September 04. 1968

December 12. 1999 

Archdiocese of Homs & Hama, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

16

Mor Philexinos Saliba Ozmen

November 01, 1964

February 09. 2003 

Archdiocese of Mardin, Turkey

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

17

Mor Athanasius  Elia Bahi

August 28. 1973

February 09. 2003 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Canada

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

18

Mor Meletius Malke Malke

January 03. 1971

September 07. 2003 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Australia & New Zealand

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

19

Mor Nicholas Matti Y. Abdalahad

 April 06. 1970

April 17. 2005 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Spain

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

20

Mor Yostinos Paulos Safar

 1971

April 17. 2005 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Zahle & Beqa', Lebanon

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

21

Mor  Timotheos Mousa A. Shamani

 1966

December 16. 2005 

 Archdiocese of Mor Matta, Iraq

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

22

Mor Severius Hazail Issa Soumi

 November 05, 1965 

February 12, 2006 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Belgium, France & Luxembourg

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

23

Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama

1968

 December 03. 2006 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
United Kingdom

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

24

Mor Gregorius Malki Ürek

1959

 December 10, 2006 

Patriarchal Vicariate of
Ad
ıyaman

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

25

Mor Philexinos Mattias Nayis

 January 24. 1977

January 07. 2007 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Germany

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

26

Mor Julius Hanna Aydin

April 02. 1947

 February 18, 2007 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Germany

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

27

Mor Clemis Daniel Malak Kourieh

Aug. 27, 1972

 February 18, 2007 

Archdiocese of Beirut, Lebanon

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

28

Mor Polycarpos Awgin (Eugene) Aydin

 June 10. 1971

April 15, 2007 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Netherlands

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

29

Mor Dionysius Yuhanoun Aziz Kawak

 1966

 March 21. 2010 

Patriarchal Bureau Department, Official delegate of His Holiness, Damascus, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

30

Mor Chrysostomos Michael Shamoun

 1970

 April 10. 2011 

Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Institutions in Atchane, Lebanon

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

31

Mor Nicodemus David Sharaf

 March 10, 1976

November 27. 2011 

Archdiocese of Mosul & Kurdistan Region, Iraq

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

32

Mor  Titus Paul George Hanna Tuza

 May 01. 1961

 February 19. 2012

Patriarchal Vicariate of the Missionary of Brazil

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

33

Mor  Bartholomews Nathanael Youssef

 November 03. 1976

October 26. 2012 

Patriarchal Vicariate of the Arabian Gulf & Emirates

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

34

Mor  Timotheos Matta Khoury

 1982

November 04. 2012 

Patriarchal Secretary,
 Damascus
, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

35

Mor  Chrysostomos John Ghassali

 1971

February 28. 2013 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Argentina

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

36

Mor  Yacoub Eduardo Aguirre

 March 05, 1952

March 05. 2013 

Archdiocese of the Central America

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

37

Mor  Maurice Yacoub Amsih

 April 20. 1966

June 29. 2015 

Director of the Department of Public Relations & Protocol at the Patriarchate, Damascus, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

38

Mor  George Kourie Kourie

 December 10. 1977

June 29. 2015 

Director of St. Aphrem Theological Seminary in Ma'arrat Saidnaya, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

39

Mor  Iwanis Paulos Alsuki

 February 14. 1952

April 01. 1990 

Patriarchal Vicariate of Damascus, Syria

HH Mor Ignatius Zakka I

  1. Syriac Orthodox Church Prelates

Deceased Prelates from 2004-2016

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Prelate's Name

Date of Birth

Ordained by & Date

Date of Demise

Entombed at

1.

Mor Eustathius Benjamin Joseph

June 24. 1949

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas
October 07. 1984

June 17. 2004

Manjanikkara Mor Ignatius Dayro, India

2.

Mor Severius Saliba Touma

November 21. 1969

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas
May 14. 2000

July 27. 2004

St. George's Church
Zahle,
Lebanon

3. Mor Meletius Barnaba

October 1922 

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Ephrem Barsoum
April 07. 1957

November 18. 2004

St. Mary's Church
(Um Al-Zunnar)
Homs, Syria

Deceased Prelates of 2005

1. Mor Kurillos Markose

October 06, 1946 

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas
January 14. 2001

May 30. 2005

St. Mary's Church, Pangada

Kerala, India

2. Mor Julius Isa Cicek

January 01, 1941 

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III
June 24. 1979

October 29. 2005

St. Ephrem Monastery,  
St. Mary's Church,
Holland

Deceased Prelates of 2006

1. Mor Dioscoros Luke Shaya

February 10, 1929 

HH Mor Ignatius Yakoub III
December 01. 1963

September 22. 2006

Mor Matta Monastery, Iraq

Deceased Prelates of 2011

1. Mor Polycarpose Geevarghese

April 05, 1933 

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas
May 27, 1990

March 06. 2011

St. Anthony's Cathedral,  
Jeppu, Mangalore, India

2. Mor Julius Kuriakose

July 06, 1933 

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas
May 27, 1990

April 09. 2011

Manjanikkara Dayaro, India

3. Mor Severius Isaac Saka

1931 

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas
February 22, 1981

December 19. 2011

St. Matthew Monastery, Iraq

Deceased Prelates of 2014

1.

Mor Dionysius Behnam Jajjawi

August 22. 1925

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Yakoub III
March 01. 1959

February 16. 2014

Virgin Mary Church, Kamishli, Syria

Deceased Prelates of 2015

1.

Mor Philoxinos Youhanon

December 05. 1941

Catholicose Baselios Paulos II
September 12, 1985

December 29. 2015

 

Deceased Prelates of 2016

1.

Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsom

October 10, 1932

Mor Ignatius Yakoub III
December 12, 1965

January 14, 2016

Rohde Island, USA