Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney

The Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle is in Sydney, Australia, and is immediately subject to the Holy See. The bishop was formerly Djibrail Kassab, appointed in 2006. His bishopric currently sits as St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic Church, Bossley Park, New South Wales.

Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney
Location
CountryAustralia
MetropolitanImmediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Population
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
35,000 (n/a%)
Parishes7
Information
Sui iuris churchChaldean Catholic Church
RiteChaldean Rite
Established21 October 1973
CathedralSt. Thomas the Apostle Cathedral
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
EparchAmel Nona
Website
Maronite Eparchy of Australia

Archbishop Kasab was based in Basrah Iraq before he was posted to Oceania. In 2015, he was succeeded by Amel Shamon Nona.

As of 2014, the eparchy contains 35,000 Catholics. Nine priests serve a total of seven parishes.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean)". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 5 January 2007.
  • GCatholic.org
  • StThomasDiocese.org.au Bossley Park, NSW

Coordinates: 33°52′00″S 151°12′27″E / 33.86667°S 151.20750°E / -33.86667; 151.20750