Archdiocese of Bosra-Hauran, Jabal al Arab and Golan
The Archdiocese of Bosra-Hauran, Jabal al Arab and Golan is one of the nineteen archdioceses of the Church of Antioch. The archdiocese is the present day continuation of the ancient Archdiocese of Bosra that was comprised of twenty five dioceses during the early centuries of the Orthodox Christian Church.
The archdiocese encompasses communities in southern Syria and the Golan territories that formerly were part of the ancient imperial Roman province of Arabia Petraea. The archdiocese includes the cities, towns, and villages of Bosra, Shahba, Izraa, Shaqqa, Kanawat, and Sweida. Among the treasures of the archdiocese in the historical Church of St. George in Izraa, Syria. The church was built in the indiction 9, year 410 (515 AD). The church is in poor repair, and the archdiocese is attempting to restore it in an atmosphere of recent warfare.
The ruling bishop is styled Metropolitan.
- Saba (Esber) 1999 to Present
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