The Coptic Catholic Eparchy of
Giza is an
Eastern Catholic diocese in
Giza. It is one of the suffragan sees comprising the sole
ecclesiastical province (covering all Egypt) of the Coptic Catholic
Patriarch of Alexandria, the head of the Coptic Catholic Church, a
Particular church sui iuris (Alexandrian Rite).
Its episcopal see is
Saint-George cathedral in Giza, which is part of
the national capital Cairo's metropolitan area.
3 Episcopal ordinaries
4 See also
6 Sources and external links
As per 2014, it pastorally served 5,940 Coptic Catholics in 9 parishes
with 13 priests (12 diocesan, 1 religious), 70 lay religious (22
brothers, 48 sisters) and 4 seminarians.
Established on 2003.03.21 as Eparchy (
Eastern Catholic Diocese) of
Giza(–Fayoum–Beni Souef) / Gizen(sis) (Latin adjective), on
territory split off from the Coptic Catholic Patriarchate of
Alexandria's proper diocese, as its suffragan.
(all Coptic Alexandrian Rite)
Suffragan Eparchs (Bishops) of
Andraos Salama (2003.03.21 – 2005.12.06),
Titular Bishop of Barca
(1988.11.01 – 2003.03.21) as
Auxiliary Bishop of the Patriarchate
Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) (1988.11.01 – death 1997)
Antonios Aziz Mina (2006.01.03 – retired 2017.01.23), previously
Titular Bishop of
Mareotes (2002.12.21 – 2006.01.03) as Bishop of
Curia of the Copts ([2002.12.19] 2002.12.21 – 2006.01.03)
Apostolic Administrator Ibrahim Isaac Sedrak (2017.01.23 – ...),
while Patriarch of
Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) ([2013.01.15]
2013.01.18 – ...), also President of Synod of the Catholic Coptic
Church (2013.01.15 – ...) and President of Assembly of the Catholic
Egypt (2013.01.15 – ...); previously Eparch (Bishop) of
Minya of the Copts (Egypt) ([2002.09.29] 2002.10.05 – 2013.01.15).
List of Catholic dioceses in Egypt
Sources and external links
Giza eparchy - data for all sections
This article about an
Eastern Catholic place of worship is a stub. You
can help by expanding it.