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Eritrean Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Asmara

Eritrea Eritrea

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Eritrean (Alexandrian)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Barentu, Keren, Segheneyti

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.01.19 – ...):Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. (66)Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. (66)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Asmara (Eritrean Rite)

Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. (66)Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. (66)
(2015.01.19 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Born:1948.12.24 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1979.02.18
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.16

Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (2001.06.25 – 2015.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (2015.01.19 – ...)

Bishops of Asmara (Eritrean Rite)

Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. (66)Bishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. (66) (later Archbishop)
(2001.06.25 – 2015.01.19)

(see above)

Bishop Zekarias Yohannes (89)Bishop Zekarias Yohannes (89)
(1984.07.17 – 2001.06.25)

Bishop emeritus of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Born:1925.05.13 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1981.06.06

Titular Bishop of Barca (1981.01.29 – 1984.07.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1981.01.29 – 1984.07.17)

Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1984.07.17 – 2001.06.25)

Bishop François Abraha
(1961.04.09 – 1984.07.17)

Born:1918.04.02 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1944.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1961.10.08
Died:2000.03.26 († 81)

Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1961.04.09 – 1984.07.17)

Bishop Asrate Mariam Yemmeru (later Archbishop)
(1958.02.03 – 1961.04.09)

Born:1904.04.04
Ordained Priest:1934.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1958.07.06
Died:1990.09.10 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Urima (1958.02.03 – 1961.04.09)

Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1958.02.03 – 1961.04.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1961.04.09 – 1977.02.24)

President of Ethiopian and Eritrean Episcopal Conference (1967 – 1976)

Apostolic Exarchs of Asmara (Eritrean Rite)

Bishop Ghebre Jesus Jacob
(1951.02.24 – 1958.02.03)

Born:1889.04.11
Ordained Priest:1913.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:1951.05.01
Died:1969.01.22 († 79)

Apostolic Exarch of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1951.02.24 – 1958.02.03)

Titular Bishop of Erythrum (1951.02.24 – 1969.01.22)

Ordinaries of Eritrea (Eritrean Rite)

Bishop Kidanè-Maryam Cassà
(1930.07.04 – 1951.09.01)

Born:1886.04.21
Ordained Priest:1915.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1930.08.03
Died:1951.09.01 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Thibaris (1930.07.04 – 1951.09.01)

Ordinary of Eritrea of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1930.07.04 – 1951.09.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2015.02.13

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