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Eritrean Diocese of

Keren

Eritrea Eritrea

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Eritrean (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,949 km²

Population: 51,701 Catholics (11.1% of 467,683 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asmara

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Statistics: 44 parishes, 53 missions, 71 priests (47 diocesan, 24 religious), 151 lay religious (70 brothers, 81 sisters), 22 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.01.04 – ...):Bishop Kidane Yebio (59)Bishop Kidane Yebio (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Keren (Eritrean Rite)

Bishop Kidane Yebio (59)Bishop Kidane Yebio (59)Permalink
(2003.01.04 – ...)

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Born:1958.01.25 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.02

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (2003.01.04 – ...)

Bishop Tesfamariam BedhoPermalink
(1995.12.21 – 2002.07.29)

Born:1934.09.12 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.04
Died:2002.07.29 († 67)

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1995.12.21 – 2002.07.29)


as of 2017.10.18

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