diocese of Gezireh, Mesopotamia, Iraq

Seat of a Chaldean and a Syrian episcopal see.
  1. The Chaldean diocese was founded, 1852. There has been no bishop since Philip Abraham, shot by the Turks, 1915.
  2. The Syrian see, founded, 1863, has been vacant since the massacre of Right Reverend Flavian Malke, 1915.
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