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Mission "Sui Iuris" of Afghanistan

Afghanistaniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Giovanni M. Scalese, B., Superior
  • Giuseppe Moretti, B., Superior Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Mission "Sui Iuris"
  • Erected: 16 May 2002
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Afghanistan
  • Square Kilometers: 652,864 (252,168 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: c/o Embassy of Italy, Great Massoud Road, P.O. Box 21438, Kabul, Aghanistan
  • Telephone: (0799)315-460

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 May 2002ErectedMission "Sui Iuris" of Afghanistan (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200220,838,000.0%11014ap2003
200320,838,000.0%11014ap2004
200421,000,000.0%11013ap2005
201020022,000,000.0%55409121ap2011
201420026,000,000.0%44504121ap2015
201721027,658,140.0%3370381ap2018

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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