Shimun XI Eshuyow

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Shimun XI Eshuyow
Patriarch of the Chaldeans
Church Chaldean Catholic Church
See Patriarchial See of Babylon of the Chaldeans Shimun line of the Chaldeans
Installed c.1638
Term ended 1656
Predecessor Shimun X Eliyah
Successor Shimun XII Yoalaha
Personal details
Died 1656
Residence Salmas

Mar Shimun XI Eshuyow was the sixth Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church, from 1638 to 1656.

He succeeded Patriarch Shimun X Eliyah, The seat of the patriarchate of Babylon of the Chaldean Catholic church being in Salmas during his reign.

Mar Shimun XI Eshuyow like his predecessor Shimun X Eliyah was not formally recognized by Rome, after the hereditary Shimun line of Patriarchs was reintroduced by Patriarch Shimun IX Dinkha. Hereditary succession ia an unacceptable practice by Roman Catholic Church.

His successor was Shimun XII Yoalaha (1656–1662).

See also

Preceded by
Shimun X Eliyah
Patriarch of Babylon
Succeeded by
Shimun XII Yoalaha