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Mission sui juris of

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Afghanistan

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Mission sui juris Independent Mission

Area: 652,230 km²

Population: 200 Catholics (0.0% of 31,400,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 1 parish, 4 priests (religious), 15 lay religious (7 brothers, 8 sisters) (2020)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tehran–Isfahan (←), Turkmenistan (↖), Uzbekistan (↑), Tajikistan (↑), Xinjiang 新疆 (↗), Islamabad–Rawalpindi (→), Quetta (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

History


All Churches (1)

Tehran–Isfahan (←), Turkmenistan (↖), Uzbekistan (↑), Tajikistan (↑), Xinjiang 新疆 (↗), Islamabad–Rawalpindi (→), Quetta (↓)

Present Prelates

Ecclesiastical Superior (2014.11.04 – ...):Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (66)Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (66)

Ordinaries

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Afghanistan (Roman Rite)

Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (66)Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (66)Permalink
(2014.11.04 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

Born:1955.08.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.20

Ecclesiastical Superior of Afghanistan (Afghanistan) (2014.11.04 – ...)

Fr. Giuseppe Moretti, B.Permalink
(2002.05.16 – 2014.11.04)

Born:1938.11.10 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.03.09

Ecclesiastical Superior of Afghanistan (Afghanistan) (2002.05.16 – 2014.11.04)


as of 2022.08.06

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