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Eparchy of Adigrat (Ethiopian)

Eparchia Adigratensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Elevated: 20 February 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian)
  • Ethiopian Catholic Church of the Alexandrian Tradition
  • Country: Ethiopia
  • Square Kilometers: 80,000 (30,900 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8, Adigrat [Tigray], Ethiopia
  • Telephone: (0344)45.43.94
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Tigrai
25 March 1937ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia Prefecture Apostolic of Tigrai (erected)
Eparchy of Adigrat (Ethiopian)
20 February 1961ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tigrai Eparchy of Adigrat (Ethiopian)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Tigrai
19504,0001,800,000.2%16162508ap1951
Eparchy of Adigrat (Ethiopian)
19709,8483,200,000.3%3333627343414ap1971
198010,5002,140,000.5%45651205103218ap1981
199015,1453,620,000.4%61970216256932ap1991
199916,6254,516,625.4%731285195416035ap2000
200017,0164,517,016.4%681381210545633ap2001
200117,1204,017,000.4%741387196545433ap2002
200217,4273,500,000.5%741185205384733ap2003
200318,0143,694,650.5%751287207435136ap2004
200419,3263,695,962.5%721486224464836ap2005
200619,9944,146,000.5%661581246465135ap2007
201022,6874,601,000.5%771693243935436ap2011
201222,9004,854,000.5%751186266765436ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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