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Diocese of Ambositra

Dioecesis Ambositrensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Fidelis Rakotonarivo, S.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 June 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Madagascar
  • Square Kilometers: 24,000 (9,270 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, Ekar Andrefantsena, B.P. 127, Ambositra 306, Madagascar
  • Telephone: (020)47.711.37
  • Fax: 47.713.24

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 June 1999ErectedArchdiocese of Fianarantsoa Diocese of Ambositra (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999262,233540,00048.6%2748753,49648147ap2000
2000317,000631,00050.2%2114359,057287217ap2001
2001320,973654,48449.0%2017378,674327419ap2002
2002327,275703,66246.5%3116476,963278718ap2003
2003328,122704,00046.6%3017476,9813216218ap2004
2004334,828696,00048.1%2730575,8744210418ap2005
2006348,000748,00046.5%4217595,8983011819ap2007
2012397,438798,54949.8%4012527,6433516420ap2013

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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