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Diocese of Farafangana

Dioecesis Farafanganensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 April 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Madagascar
  • Square Kilometers: 20,390 (7,875 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 24, Farafangana 309, Madagascar
  • Telephone: (032)11.539.39

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 April 1957ErectedDiocese of Fort-Dauphin Diocese of Farafangana (erected)
13 April 1967Territory LostDiocese of Fort-Dauphin
Diocese of Farafangana
Diocese of Ihosy (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197066,291525,00012.6%422262,5493063ap1971
198050,751618,0008.2%521261,951276419ap1981
199050,656700,0007.2%521261,948278419ap1991
199967,155850,0007.9%923322,098329419ap2000
200069,327900,0007.7%1126371,873328922ap2001
200171,015900,0007.9%1125361,972399822ap2002
200269,541900,0007.7%1124351,986389722ap2003
200367,826900,0007.5%1125361,8843310122ap2004
200471,487900,0007.9%1026361,985329023ap2005
200692,106951,0009.7%1127382,423359823ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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