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Aquae Novae in Proconsulari

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Aquae Novae in Proconsulari is a former Ancient city and bishopric in Roman Africa and present Latin Catholic titular see.


Its modern location are the ruins of Sidi-Ali-Djebin, in present Tunisia.


Aquae Novae was important enough in the Roman province of Africa Proconsularis to becaome one of the manye suffragans of its capital Carthage's Metropolitan Archbishopric, but faded.

Titular see

The diocese was nominally restored in 1933 as a titular bishopric.

It has had the following incumbents, all of the lowest (episcopal) rank :

  • Jean-Marie-Clément Badré (1964.06.22 – 1969.12.10)
  • Braulio Sánchez Fuentes, Salesians (S.D.B.) (1970.01.14 – 1978.02.15)
  • Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya (1980.02.13 – 1988.09.01) (later Cardinal)
  • Vilmos Dékány, Piarists (Sch. P.) (1988.12.23 – 2000.05.19)
  • Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun (2000.10.30 – ...), Apostolic Vicar of Pakse (Laos)
  • References

    Aquae Novae in Proconsulari Wikipedia

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