Audishu V Khayyath
Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans
Church Chaldean Catholic Church
See Babylon of the Chaldeans
Enthroned October 28, 1894
Reign ended November 06, 1899
Predecessor Eliya XIV [XIII] Abulyonan
Successor Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas
Personal details
Birth name Georges Ebed-Iesu Khayyath
Born October 15, 1827
Died November 06, 1899
Residence Iraq

Mar Audishu V (Georges Ebed-Iesu) Khayyath † (or Abdisho Giwargis Hayyat) was the patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church from 1894-1899. He was also a Syriac scholar.

He is remembered also as editor of the Mosul Edition of the Syriac Peshitta. He wrote of a book with title "Romanorum Pontificum Primatus".


He was born on October 15, 1827 in Mossul. He studied in the College of the Propaganda in Rome and was ordained priest in 1855. In 1860 he was ordained Bishop of Amadiyah, Iraq, by Patriarch Joseph Audo[1]. He was the patriarchal vicar of Mossul from 1863 to 1870 and metropolitan of Amid from 1874 to 1894. He was appointed Patriarch of the Chaldean Church on October 28, 1894 and served till his death on November 06, 1899. He replaced Patriarch Eliya XIV [XIII] Abulyonan † and was followed by Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas †.

Episcopal lineage

Episcopal Lineage
Consecrated by: Joseph Audo
Date of consecration: October 28, 1860


  1. David Wilmshurst, The Ecclesiastical Organisation of the Church of the East, 1318-1913, Peeters Publishers, 2000 ISBN 9042908769, pag 741

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