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The Coptic Catholic Eparchy
Eparchy
of Minya is a suffragan eparchy (Eastern Catholic diocese) of the Coptic Catholic Church
Coptic Catholic Church
( Alexandrian Rite in Coptic language) in its sole ecclesiastical province, that of the Coptic Catholic Patriarch of Alexandria (whose see is in Cairo). It has its episcopal see the cathedral of Christ King located in Minya, the capital of the Minya Governorate
Minya Governorate
in Upper Egypt.

Contents

1 History 2 Ordinaries 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

History[edit] Established on 1895.11.26 as an Eparchy
Eparchy
(Diocese) of Minya (Curiate Italian Ermopoli Maggiore), the territory split off from the Apostolic Vicariate of Egypt. Ordinaries[edit] (Coptic Rite)

Suffragan
Suffragan
Eparchs (Bishops) of Minya

Joseph-Maxime Sedfaoui (1896.03.06 – death 1925.01.13), also Apostolic Administrator
Apostolic Administrator
of the patriarchate Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) (1908 – 1925.01.13) Francesco Basilio Bistauros (1926.08.10 – death 1934.11.30) Giorgio Baraka (1938.07.08 – death 1946.12.09) Archbishop-bishop
Archbishop-bishop
Paul Nousseir (1950.01.21 – 1967.01.24) Archbishop-bishop
Archbishop-bishop
Isaac Ghattas (1967.05.08 – death 1977.06.08), previously Eparch (Bishop) of Luqsor of the Copts
Luqsor of the Copts
(Egypt) (1949.06.21 – 1967.05.08) Antonios Naguib (1977.07.26 – 2002.09.29), later Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt) ([2006.03.30] 2006.04.07 – 2013.01.15), also President of Synod of the Catholic Coptic Church (2006.04.07 – 2013.01.15), President of Assembly of the Catholic Hierarchy of Egypt (2006.04.07 – 2013.01.15); created Cardinal-Patriarch
Cardinal-Patriarch
(2010.11.20 – ...) Ibrahim Isaac Sedrak (2002.10.05 – 2013.01.15), later 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 – ...), President of Assembly of the Catholic Hierarchy of Egypt (2013.01.15 – ...) Botros Fahim Awad Hanna (2013.04.08 – ...); previously Titular Bishop of Mareotes
Mareotes
(2006.09.06 – 2013.04.08) & Bishop of Curia of the Copts ([2006.08.31] 2006.09.06 – 2013.04.08)

See also[edit]

Catholic Church in Egypt Coptic Catholic Church

References[edit]

External links[edit]

GCatholic

Coordinates: 28°05′00″N 30°45′00″E / 28.0833°N 30.7500°E / 28.0833; 30.7500

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