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Diocese of

Laghouat

Algeria Algeria

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,107,708 km²

Population: 1,200 Catholics (0.0% of 4,416,000 total) (2014)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nouakchott (↙), Rabat (←), Oran (↖), Algiers (↑), Constantine (↗), Tunis (→), Tripoli (↘), Maradi (↓), Mopti (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 10 parishes, 15 priests (3 diocesan, 12 religious), 46 lay religious (17 brothers, 29 sisters) (2014)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Nouakchott (↙), Rabat (←), Oran (↖), Algiers (↑), Constantine (↗), Tunis (→), Tripoli (↘), Maradi (↓), Mopti (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.03.16 – ...):Bishop John Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr. (68)Bishop-elect John Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Laghouat (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr. (68)Bishop-elect John Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr. (68)Permalink
(2017.03.16 – ...)

Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria)

Born:1948.11.20 (England)
Ordained Priest:1992.07.04

Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria) (2017.03.16 – ...)

Bishop Claude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr. (76)Bishop Claude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr. (76)Permalink
(2004.10.26 – 2017.03.16)

Bishop emeritus of Laghouat (Algeria)

Born:1940.11.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2004.12.16

Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria) (2004.10.26 – 2017.03.16)

Fr. Michel Larbubu, M. Afr.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2004.04.29 – 2004.10.26)

Bishop Michel-Joseph-Gérard Gagnon, M. Afr.Permalink
(1991.02.04 – 2004.06.01)

Born:1933.03.23 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1956.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.04
Died:2004.06.01 († 71)

Bishop of Djibouti (Djibouti) (1980.03.28 – 1987.07.03)

Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria) (1991.02.04 – 2004.06.01)

Bishop Jean-Marie Michel Arthur Alix Zacharie Raimbaud, M. Afr.Permalink
(1968.01.11 – 1989.06.25)

Born:1924.07.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1950.02.01
Consecrated Bishop:1968.05.19
Died:1989.06.25 († 64)

Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria) (1968.01.11 – 1989.06.25)

Bishop Georges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr.Permalink
(1955.09.14 – 1968.01.11)

Born:1902.08.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1928.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1948.12.08
Died:1991.08.27 († 89)

Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara (Algeria) (1941 – 1948.06.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara (Algeria) (1948.06.10 – 1955.09.14)

Titular Bishop of Celerina (1948.06.21 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Laghouat (Algeria) (1955.09.14 – 1968.01.11)

Titular Bishop of Furnos minor (1968.01.11 – 1976.10.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara (Roman Rite)

Bishop Georges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr.Permalink
(1948.06.10 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara (Roman Rite)

Fr. Georges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1941 – 1948.06.10)

(see above)

Fr. Gustave-Jean-Marie Nouet, M. Afr.Permalink
(1921.01.10 – 1941)

Born:1878.10.18 (France)
Ordained Priest:1902.06.29
Died:1941 († 63)

Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa (Algeria) (1919.04.08 – 1921.01.10)

Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara (Algeria) (1921.01.10 – 1941)

Prefects Apostolic of Ghardaïa (Roman Rite)

Fr. Gustave-Jean-Marie Nouet, M. Afr.Permalink
(1919.04.08 – 1921.01.10)

(see above)

Fr. Louis DavidPermalink
(1916 – 1919)

Born: (France)
Died:1919

Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa (Algeria) (1916 – 1919)

Fr. Henry BardouPermalink
(1911 – 1916)

Born: (France)
Died:1916

Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa (Algeria) (1911 – 1916)

Fr. Charles GuérinPermalink
(1901 – 1910)

Born:1878 (France)
Died:1910 († 32)

Prefect Apostolic of Ghardaïa (Algeria) (1901 – 1910)

Cardinal Charles-Martial Allemand-LavigeriePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1891.03.13 – 1892.11.25)


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