Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Alexandria

The Armenian Catholic Eparchy of Alexandria (or Iskanderiya) is a suffragan eparchy (Eastern Catholicdiocese) of the Armenian Catholic Church sui iuris (Armenian Rite in Armenian language), in the Patriarch's own 'ecclesiastical province of Cilicia' (actually based in Beirut, Lebanon), covering Egypt and Sudan.

Its cathedral is the Annunciation Cathedral is in Cairo and not in Alexandria as the title of the eparchy states.

HistoryEdit

Established in 1885 as Eparchy (Diocese) of Iskanderiya / Alexandria, on territory separated for the particular church sui iuris from the Latin Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Egypt.

Episcopal ordinariesEdit

Suffragan Eparchs (Bishops) of Alexandria (Iskanderiya) (of the Armenians)

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Coordinates: 30°03′00″N 31°14′00″E / 30.0500°N 31.2333°E / 30.0500; 31.2333