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Prefecture Apostolic of Gondar

Praefectura Apostolica de Gondar


To: Apostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian)

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Historical Details

Past Ordinaries

Historical Summary

25 March 1937ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Abyssinia (suppressed) (Gondar, Semien, Gojjam, and Begemder) Prefecture Apostolic of Gondar (erected)
31 October 1951SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Addis Abeba (suppressed)
Prefecture Apostolic of Dessiť (suppressed)
Prefecture Apostolic of Endeber (suppressed)
Prefecture Apostolic of Gondar (suppressed)
Apostolic Exarchate of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian) (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource

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

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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 29, Page 357, and Page 358


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