Cathedral of Our Lady of Egypt in Cairo (Coptic Catholic) Our Lady of Fatima Cathedral in Cairo (Chaldean Catholic) Cathedral of the Resurrection in Cairo (Melkite Greek) Cathedral of the Annunciation in Cairo (Armenian Catholic)
Cathedral of Our Lady of Egypt in Cairo, Egypt (Coptic Catholic Patriarchate of Alexandria) Cathedral of St. Catherine in Alexandria, Egypt (Latin Catholic Apostolic Vicariate of Alexandria of Egypt) Cathedral of St. Mark in Ismaïlia, Egypt (Coptic Catholic Eparchy of Ismayliah)
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It is headed by Patriarch Youssef Absi, headquartered in Cathedral of Our Lady of the Dormition, Damascus, Syria. The Melkites, Byzantine Rite Catholics, trace their history to the early Christians of Antioch, formerly part of Syria and now in Turkey, of the 1st century AD, where Christianity was introduced by Saint Peter.
The Latin Apostolic Vicariate of Alexandria had a St. Catherine cathedral in Alexandria and two co-cathedrals: the former cathedrals of the merged-in apostolic vicariates of Heliopolis of Egypt (Our Lady, in that Cairo suburb) and of Port Said (Our Lady and St. Michael in that Sinai Canal port).
Its archiepiscopal see is the Cathedral of the Dormition of Our Lady (Arabic: كاتدرائية سيدة النياح للروم الملكيين في دمشق) in Damascus, Syria. It was visited by Pope John Paul II in 2001. The Melkite Greek Catholic Church is one of five churches that are continuations of the original See of Antioch.
Clockwise from top: St. George's Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral, Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchal Cathedral of the Dormition of Our Lady, Kidane Mehret Eritrean Catholic Cathedral, Armenian Catholic Cathedral of Saint Elias and Saint Gregory the Illuminator, St. Mary's Syro-Malankara Catholic Cathedral, Syro-Malabar Catholic Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours
In this context the descriptors autonomous (Greek: αὐτόνομος, romanized: autónomos) and sui iuris are synonymous, meaning "of its own law". A local particular church : a diocese (or eparchy ) headed by a bishop (or equivalent), typically collected in a national polity under an episcopal conference .
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Born circa 250; died 356. Founder of monasticism in Egypt. Anthony lived as a hermit in the desert and was canonized by the Christian church. Several letters by him have been preserved, and the so-called Rules of St. Anthony are attributed to him; his authorship, however, is doubtful.