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This is a list of current Christian Popes and Patriarchs.

Pope and Patriarchs in the Catholic Church


See Bishop Election
Rome Pope Benedict XVI 2005
Alexandria of the Copts Patriarch Anthony Naguib 2006
Antioch, Alexandria & Jerusalem of the Greek Melkites Patriarch Gregory III Laham 2000
Antioch of the Maronites Patriarch Mar Nasrallah Peter Cardinal Sfeir 1986
Antioch of the Syrians Patriarch Ignace Joseph III (Ephrem) Younan 2009
Jerusalem Patriarch Fouad Twal 2008
Babylon of the Chaldeans Patriarch Mar Emmanuel III Cardinal Delly 2003
Cilicia of the Armenians Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX Tarmoun 1999
Venice Patriarch Angelo Cardinal Scola 2002
West Indies vacant since 1963
Lisbon Patriarch Jose Cardinal da Cruz Policarpo 1998
East Indies Patriarch Neri Antonio Sebastiao do Rosario Ferrao 2004

Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East

See Bishop Election
Babylon Catholicos Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV 1976

Patriarch of the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church

See Bishop Election
Brazil Patriarch Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez 1961

Pope and Patriarchs in the Eastern Orthodox Church

See Bishop Election
Constantinople (New Rome) Ecumenical Patriarch and Archbishop of Constantinople Bartholomew I 1991
Alexandria Pope & Patriarch Theodoros II 2004
Antioch Patriarch Ignatius IV (Hazim) 1979
Jerusalem Patriarch Theophilus III 2005
Moscow Patriarch Kirill I 2009
Georgia Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II 1977
Serbia vacant since November 15, 2009
Romania Patriarch Daniel 2007
Bulgaria Patriarch Maxim I 1971

Patriarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kiev Patriarchate

See Bishop Election
Kiev Patriarch Filaret 1995

Patriarch of the Russian Old-Orthodox Church

See Bishop Election
Moscow Patriarch Alexander 2002

Pope, Patriarchs and Catholicos in the Oriental Orthodox Church

See Bishop Election
Alexandria Pope & Patriarch Shenouda III 1971
Antioch Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas I 1980
Armenia Catholicos Karekin II Supreme Patriarch of All Armenians 1995
Ethiopia Patriarch Catholicos Paulos I 1992
East Catholicos Baselios Mar Thoma Didymos I 2005
Jerusalem Titular Patriarch Torkom I 1990
Cilicia Titular Catholicos Aram I 1995
Constantinople Titular Patriarch Mesrob II 1998
Eritrea Patriarch Antonios I 2003
India Titular Catholicos Baselios Thomas I 2002

Note: the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and the Catholicos of India, head of the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church in India (Autonomous "part of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch") are not in communion with the Catholicos of the East and the Malankara Metropolitan of the Indian Orthodox Church (Autocephalous "Independent"); likewise, the Catholicos of the East, the head of the Indian Orthodox Church is not in communion with the Catholicos of India, head of the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church in India; all the others are in full communion with each other.

Patriarch of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church

See Bishop Election
Prague Patriarch Tomáš Butta 2006

See also

sv:Lista över innevarande patriarker

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