Apostolic Administrator appointed for Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Mar Addai of TorontoWednesday, August 09 2017
(CCCB – Ottawa)… The Most Reverend Emanuel Shaleta has been named Eparchial Bishop of the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego, California. At the time of his appointment, he was Bishop of the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Mar Addai of Toronto. The Most Reverend Francis Kalabat, Eparchial Bishop of the Chaldean Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit, will now serve as Apostolic Administrator, sede vacante, for the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of Mar Addai of Toronto.
According to the CCCB 2017 Directory, the Eparchy of Mar Addai of Toronto has 10 parishes and missions, with a population of 40,000 served by 10 diocesan priests and two deacons. Established in June 2011, the Eparchy is the only Chaldean diocese in Canada and includes all the country’s Chaldean Catholics.