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Diocese of Djibouti

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 14 September 1955
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Djibouti
  • Square Kilometers: 23,200 (8,961 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, Boulevard de la Republique, B.P. 94, Djibouti, Rep. de Djibouti
  • Telephone: 35.01.40
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Djibouti
28 April 1914ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Galla Prefecture Apostolic of Djibouti (erected)
Diocese of Djibouti
14 September 1955ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Djibouti Diocese of Djibouti

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Djibouti
19502,50080,0003.1%66416151ap1951
Diocese of Djibouti
197010,000150,0006.7%2111376915359ap1971
198012,400118,00010.5%1562,066113236ap1981
19908,000420,0001.9%661,33314286ap1991
19997,000525,0001.3%1561,16612185ap2000
20007,000550,0001.3%1341,7508195ap2001
20017,000557,0001.3%2461,1669195ap2002
20027,000557,0001.3%3361,1668246ap2003
20037,000557,0001.3%2132,3335216ap2004
20047,000557,0001.3%2571,0009196ap2005
20067,000747,000.9%3361,166111235ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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