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Ethiopic Diocese of

Bahir Dar–Dessie

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Ethiopic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 224,350 km²

Population: 14,000 Catholics (0.1% of 19,904,000 total) (2015)

Statistics: 12 parishes, 4 missions, 21 priests (1 diocesan, 20 religious), 71 lay religious (26 brothers, 45 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Addis Abeba

Neighbouring Dioceses: Adigrat (↑), Addis Abeba (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.01.19 – ...):Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (60)Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bahir Dar–Dessie (Ethiopic Rite)

Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (60)Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (60)Permalink
(2015.01.19 – ...)

Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

Born:1959.12.19 (Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.18

Titular Bishop of Mathara in Numidia (2010.01.05 – 2015.01.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2010.01.05 – 2015.01.19)

Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2015.01.19 – ...)


as of 2020.07.13

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