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Diocese of

Mogadishu

Somalia Somalia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Immediately subject to the Holy See

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (1990 – ...):Bishop Giorgio Bertin, O.F.M. (67)Bishop Giorgio Bertin, O.F.M. (67)

Bishop of Djibouti (Djibouti)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mogadishu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Giorgio Bertin, O.F.M. (67)Bishop Giorgio Bertin, O.F.M. (67)
(Apostolic Administrator 1990 – ...)

Bishop Pietro Salvatore Colombo, O.F.M.
(1975.11.20 – 1989.07.09)

Born:1922.10.28 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1946.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1976.03.16
Died:1989.07.09 († 66)

Bishop of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1975.11.20 – 1989.07.09)

Vicars Apostolic of Mogadishu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antonio Silvio Zocchetta, O.F.M.
(1970.10.19 – 1973.01.22)

Born:1920.06.10
Ordained Priest:1945.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1968.05.23
Died:1973.01.22 († 52)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1968.02.16 – 1970.10.19)

Titular Bishop of Sfasferia (1968.02.16 – 1973.01.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1970.10.19 – 1973.01.22)

Bishop Francesco Venanzio Filippini, O.F.M.
(1933.05.30 – 1970.10.19)

Born:1890.05.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1913.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:1933.06.29
Died:1973.03.31 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Thinisa in Numidia (1933.05.23 – 1973.03.31)

Vicar Apostolic of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1933.05.30 – 1970.10.19)

Bishop Francesco Fulgenzio Lazzati, O.F.M.
(1931.07.14 – 1932.05.24)

Born:1882.11.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1905
Consecrated Bishop:1931.11.08
Died:1932.05.24 († 49)

Titular Bishop of Hermopolis maior (1931.07.14 – 1932.05.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1931.07.14 – 1932.05.24)

Bishop Gabriele Perlo, I.M.C.
(1927.12.22 – 1930.08)

Born:1879.05.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1902.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1928.02.26
Died:1948.09.26 († 69)

Apostolic Administrator of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1924 – 1927.12.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Mogadishu (Somalia) (1927.12.22 – 1930.08)

Titular Bishop of Amyzon (1927.12.22 – 1948.09.26)

Prefects Apostolic of Benadir (Roman Rite)

Fr. Gabriele Perlo, I.M.C. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1924 – 1927.12.22)

Fr. Alessandro dei Santi, O.SS.T.
(1905 – 1924)

Died:1924

Prefect Apostolic of Benadir (Somalia) (1905 – 1924)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.12.09

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