Archbishop of Erbil

The Archbishop of Erbil of the Chaldeans (or archepach) is the most senior member of the Catholic clergy in the Chaldean Catholic Archeparchy of Erbil. The current Archbishop of Erbil is Bashar Matti Warda.[1] He is well known for his wide-ranging support for the Christian refugees in Iraq, and for promoting inter-religious dialog and environmental protection in Iraq.[2]

Erbil is a Chaldean Rite see.[3]

The archdiocese was split from the Chaldean Catholic Archeparchy of Kirkuk on the 7 March 1968. It revives an ancient diocese of the Assyrian Church of the East, which lapsed in the seventeenth century.

List of archbishops and apostolic administratorsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archbishop – Chaldean Archdiocese of Erbil". Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Archbishop – Chaldean Archdiocese of Erbil". Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Chaldean Archdiocese of Erbil". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Bishop Rabban Al-Qas [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Archbishop Yacoub Denha Scher [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 8 April 2019.

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