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Diocese of

Ambositra

Madagascar Madagascar

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 24,000 km²

Population: 421,860 Catholics (49.9% of 844,792 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Fianarantsoa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 21 parishes, 58 priests (47 diocesan, 11 religious), 214 lay religious (35 brothers, 179 sisters), 50 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.06.24 – ...):Bishop Fidelis Rakotonarivo, S.J. (60)Bishop Fidelis Rakotonarivo, S.J. (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ambositra (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fidelis Rakotonarivo, S.J. (60)Bishop Fidelis Rakotonarivo, S.J. (60)Permalink
(2005.06.24 – ...)

Bishop of Ambositra (Madagascar)

Born:1956.08.28 (Madagascar)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2005.09.04

Bishop of Ambositra (Madagascar) (2005.06.24 – ...)

Archbishop Fulgence Rabemahafaly (66)Archbishop Fulgence Rabemahafaly (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2002.12.01 – 2005.06.24)

Archbishop Fulgence Rabemahafaly (66)Bishop Fulgence Rabemahafaly (66) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.06.03 – 2002.10.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fianarantsoa (Madagascar)

Born:1951.05.23 (Madagascar)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1999.10.31

Bishop of Ambositra (Madagascar) (1999.06.03 – 2002.10.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fianarantsoa (Madagascar) (2002.10.01 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Ambositra (Madagascar) (2002.12.01 – 2005.06.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Madagascar (2006 – 2012.11)


as of 2017.08.17

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