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Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy

Dioecesis Tsiroanomandidyensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gustavo Bombin Espino, O.SS.T., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 December 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Antananarivo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Madagascar
  • Square Kilometers: 40,000 (15,450 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 30, Tsiroanomandidy 119, Madagascar
  • Telephone: (048)830.88

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy
13 January 1949ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Miarinarivo Prefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy (erected)
Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy
11 December 1958ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy
19509,60064,00015.0%991,0661234ap1951
Diocese of Tsiroanomandidy
196942,543115,24136.9%124251,701313010ap1971
198061,242165,78536.9%119203,062314111ap1981
199082,890270,12730.7%319223,767315515ap1991
1999127,167387,40732.8%1211235,529167416ap2000
2000159,291391,17140.7%1515305,309206516ap2001
2001154,141402,19938.3%1513285,50519623ap2002
2002161,483393,36341.1%1411256,45919703ap2003
2003167,321429,30239.0%1613295,76919623ap2004
2004172,189464,21137.1%1614305,73922833ap2005
2010186,691455,72741.0%2622483,88936923ap2011

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


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