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Eritrean Diocese of

Barentu

Eritrea Eritrea

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Eritrean (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 37,000 km²

Population: 44,623 Catholics (5.7% of 786,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asmara

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 13 parishes, 79 missions, 28 priests (6 diocesan, 22 religious), 54 lay religious (24 brothers, 30 sisters), 6 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.10.04 – ...):Bishop Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. (65)Bishop Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Barentu (Eritrean Rite)

Bishop Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. (65)Bishop Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. (65)Permalink
(2001.10.04 – ...)

Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Born:1950.05.25 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1977.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.13

Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (2001.10.04 – ...)

Bishop Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1995.12.21 – 2001.10.04)

Born:1924.04.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1950.03.04
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.04
Died:2008.05.22 († 84)

Apostolic Administrator of Asmara (Eritrea) (1971 – 1995.12.21)

Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1995.12.21 – 2001.10.04)


as of 2016.04.24

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