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Ethiopic Diocese of

Adigrat

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Ethiopic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Adigrat / Adigraten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Addis Abeba

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Barentu (↖), Asmara (↖), Segheneyti (↑), Bahir Dar–Dessie (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.11.16 – ...):Bishop Tesfaselassie Medhin (69)Bishop Tesfaselassie Medhin (Tesfay) (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Adigrat (Ethiopic Rite)

Bishop Tesfaselassie Medhin (69)Bishop Tesfaselassie Medhin (Tesfay) (69)Permalink
(2001.11.16 – ...)

Bishop of Adigrat of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

Born:1953.01.08 (Alitena, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1980.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.20

Bishop of Adigrat of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2001.11.16 – ...)

Bishop Kidane-Mariam TeklehaimanotPermalink
(1984.10.12 – 2001.11.16)

Born:1933.09.10 (Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1985.02.10
Died:2009.06.02 († 75)

Bishop of Adigrat of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1984.10.12 – 2001.11.16)

Bishop Sebhat-Leab Worku, S.D.B.Permalink
(1971.06.12 – 1984.10.12)

Born:1918.01.15 (Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1946.03.03
Consecrated Bishop:1971.09.19
Died:1991.01.27 († 73)

Bishop of Adigrat of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1971.06.12 – 1984.10.12)

Bishop Hailé Mariam CahsaiPermalink
(1961.04.09 – 1970.11.24)

Born:1895.04.15
Ordained Priest:1925.08.30
Consecrated Bishop:1951.05.01
Died:1970.11.24 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Sozusa in Libya (1951.02.24 – 1961.02.19)

Apostolic Exarch of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1951.02.24 – 1961.02.19)

Bishop of Adigrat of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1961.04.09 – 1970.11.24)

Prefects Apostolic of Tigray (Ethiopic Rite)

Fr. Salvatore Pane, C.M.Permalink
(1939.06.10 – 1951)

Died:1951

Prefect Apostolic of Tigray of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1939.06.10 – 1951)

Fr. Bartolomeo Bechis, C.M.Permalink
(1937 – 1939)

Died:1939

Prefect Apostolic of Tigray of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1937 – 1939)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 132,000 km²

Population: 23,618 Catholics (0.4% of 5,642,920 total) (2020)

Statistics: 36 parishes, 4 missions, 97 priests (75 diocesan, 22 religious), 2 deacons, 127 lay religious (71 brothers, 56 sisters), 15 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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