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Apostolic Vicariate of

Hosanna

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Hosanna / Hosannen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2017.04.08 – ...):Bishop Seyoum Franso Noel (52)Bishop Seyoum Franso Noel (52)

Titular Bishop of Eminentiana

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Hosanna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Seyoum Franso Noel (52)Bishop Seyoum Franso Noel (52)Permalink
(2017.04.08 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia)
Titular Bishop of Eminentiana

Born:1970.08.20 (Arsi, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1998.09.05
Consecrated Bishop:2017.07.02

Titular Bishop of Eminentiana (2017.04.08 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia) (2017.04.08 – ...)

Bishop Woldeghiorghis Matheos (82)Bishop Woldeghiorghis Matheos (82)Permalink
(2010.01.20 – 2017.04.08)

Titular Bishop of Turuda
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Hosanna (Ethiopia)

Born:1940.06.22 (Wagabeta, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1969.05.04
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.11

Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia) (2010.01.20 – 2017.04.08)

Titular Bishop of Turuda (2010.01.20 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Hosanna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Domenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap. (95)Fr. Domenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap. (95) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1972 – 1977.12.30)

Bishop Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1952.01.02 – 1972)

Fr. Tiziano da Verona, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1940.10.25 – 1945)

Died:1945

Prefect Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia) (1940.10.25 – 1945)

Statistics

Area: 8,214 km²

Population: 126,247 Catholics (4.4% of 2,861,250 total) (2020)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 27 missions, 60 priests (46 diocesan, 14 religious), 63 lay religious (20 brothers, 43 sisters), 4 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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