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Apostolic Vicariate of Harar

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Rite  Latin Rite
Country  Ethiopia
Area  260,000 km²
Metropolitan  Immediately subject to the Holy See
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2014) 6,453,000 21,510 (0.3%)
Cathedral  Pro-Cathedral of The Holy Name of Mary
Bishop  Angelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Harar (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Hararensis) is a Roman Catholic apostolic vicariate located in the city of Harar in Ethiopia.

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History

  • May 4, 1846: Established as the Apostolic Vicariate of Galla from the Apostolic Prefecture of Abyssinia
  • March 25, 1937: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Harar
  • Leadership

  • Vicar Apostolics of Harar(Roman rite)
  • Fr. Angelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap. (April 16, 2016 - Present)
  • Bishop Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. (December 21, 1992 – April 16, 2016)
  • Fr. Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1987 – December 21, 1992)
  • Fr. Georges Perron, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1982 – November 21, 1992)
  • Bishop Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (July 3, 1955 – December 4, 1981)
  • Fr. Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1952 – July 3, 1955)
  • Bishop Leone Giacomo Ossola, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop) (September 22, 1937 – October 19, 1943)
  • Bishop André-Marie-Elie Jarosseau, O.F.M. Cap. (April 6, 1900 – September 2, 1937)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Galla (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Louis-Taurin Cahagne (August 1880 – September 1, 1899)
  • Bishop Guglielmo Massaia, O.F.M.Cap. (later Cardinal) (May 12, 1846 – August 1880)
  • References

    Apostolic Vicariate of Harar Wikipedia


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