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Vicariate Apostolic of Gambella

Apostolicus Vicariatus Gambellensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Angelo Moreschi, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 5 December 2009
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ethiopia
  • Square Kilometers: 50,000 (19,312 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Church, P.O. Box 210, Gambella, Ethiopia
  • Telephone: (047)551.06.65
  • Fax: 551.08.17

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Gambella
16 November 2000ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga Prefecture Apostolic of Gambella (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Gambella
5 December 2009ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Gambella Vicariate Apostolic of Gambella

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Gambella
20002,000210,0001.0%4ap2001
20012,000210,0001.0%4ap2002
20023,500420,000.8%358437874ap2003
20034,000435,000.9%358500866ap2004
20045,000440,0001.1%257714876ap2005
Vicariate Apostolic of Gambella
201010,030580,0001.7%8917590121010ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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