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Apostolic Vicariate of

Meki

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Meki / Mekvien(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2003.01.29 – ...):Bishop Abraham Desta (71)Bishop Abraham Desta (71)

Titular Bishop of Horrea Aninici

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Meki (Roman Rite)

Bishop Abraham Desta (71)Bishop Abraham Desta (71)Permalink
(2003.01.29 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Meki (Ethiopia)
Titular Bishop of Horrea Aninici

Lampada ai miei passi è la tua parola, luce sul mio cammino

Born:1951.03.21 (Medea-Sebea, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1980.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:2003.05.10

Titular Bishop of Horrea Aninici (2003.01.29 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Meki (Ethiopia) (2003.01.29 – ...)

Bishop Yohannes WoldegiorgisPermalink
(1991.12.21 – 2002.09.19)

Born:1921.12.27 (Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1992.05.03
Died:2002.09.19 († 80)

Prefect Apostolic of Meki (Ethiopia) (1981.09.08 – 1991.12.21)

Titular Bishop of Forma (1991.12.21 – 2002.09.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Meki (Ethiopia) (1991.12.21 – 2002.09.19)

Prefects Apostolic of Meki (Roman Rite)

Fr. Yohannes Woldegiorgis (later Bishop)Permalink
(1981.09.08 – 1991.12.21)

(see above)

Statistics

Area: 52,780 km²

Population: 39,467 Catholics (0.7% of 5,278,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 28 priests (20 diocesan, 8 religious), 71 lay religious (22 brothers, 49 sisters), 6 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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