Eliya Abulyonan

Pierre Eliyya subscription Alyonan (* 1840 in Mosul, † June 27, 1894 ibid ) was as Eliyya XIV subscription Alyonan 1878-1894 patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church, based in Mosul. His name was written as Elie, Elias, Pietro Elia Abolionan, Abbo - Alyonan or Eliya Abulyonan and in the counting sequence, it is used both as XIII. , As out as XIV.

He studied for three years at the " College for the Propagation of the Faith " in Rome and was ordained a priest in 1865. On 24 May 1874, he was the patriarch Joseph VI. Audo Bishop of Gazireh consecrated in Turkey. On 26 July 1878 he received the appointment as Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, and was on 28 February 1879 by Pope Leo XIII. confirmed in his office. During his tenure, he laid, in contrast to its predecessor, no increased importance to relations with Rome and behaved in this respect very reserved. He died on 27 June 1894 after a bishop of 17 years, at the age of 54 years.