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Eritrean Diocese of

Keren

Eritrea Eritrea

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Eritrean (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Keren / Cheren (Italiano) / Keren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asmara

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Barentu (↙), Asmara (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.01.04 – ...):Bishop Kidane Yebio (65)Bishop Kidane Yebio (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Keren (Eritrean Rite)

Bishop Kidane Yebio (65)Bishop Kidane Yebio (65)
(2003.01.04 – ...)

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

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

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

Bishop Tesfamariam Bedho
(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)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 25,949 km²

Population: 37,298 Catholics (8.3% of 448,968 total) (2020)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 56 missions, 73 priests (43 diocesan, 30 religious), 160 lay religious (73 brothers, 87 sisters), 25 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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