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Diocese of Ihosy

Dioecesis Ihosiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Fulgence Razakarivony, M.S., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 April 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Madagascar
  • Square Kilometers: 40,990 (15,832 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eglise Catholique, B.P. 36, Ihosy 313, Madagascar
  • Telephone: (020)758.00.50

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 April 1967ErectedDiocese of Fort-Dauphin
Diocese of Farafangana
Diocese of Ihosy (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197013,366144,8059.2%1141589115315ap1971
198021,260184,00011.6%118191,11821425ap1981
199029,950280,00010.7%218201,49723566ap1991
199943,960344,50012.8%1518331,33228708ap2002
200245,287365,48012.4%1220321,415317910ap2003
200346,845376,44512.4%1721381,232329111ap2004
200456,180310,15818.1%1521361,560321003ap2005
200671,845321,00022.4%1517322,24528973ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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