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Roman Catholic Diocese of Ambatondrazaka

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Country  Madagascar
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  21,436 km²
Metropolitan  Toamasina
Pope  Francis
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2006) 1,151,830 220,000 (19.1%)
Bishop  Jean de Dieu Raoelison (appointed by Pope Francis on Saturday, April 11, 2015; formerly, Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Antananarivo, in Antananarivo, Madagascar)

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ambatondrazaka (Latin: Ambatondrazakaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar, in the Ecclesiastical province of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toamasina (in Toamasina, Madagascar).

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History

  • May 21, 1959: Established as Diocese of Ambatondrazaka from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Diégo-Suarez and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tananarive
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Ambatondrazaka (Roman rite)
  • Bishop François Vòllaro, O.SS.T. (1959.12.19 – 1993.03.06)
  • Bishop Antoine Scopelliti, O.SS.T. (1993.03.06 - 2015.04.11)
  • Bishop Jean de Dieu Raoelison (since 2015.04.11)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Ambatondrazaka Wikipedia


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