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Archdiocese of

Rabat

Morocco Morocco

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese

Area: 400,000 km²

Population: 21,000 Catholics (0.1% of 28,860,000 total) (2014)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Western Sahara (↙), Islas Canarias (↙), Funchal (←), Tanger (↗), Oran (→), Laghouat (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Franciscan martyrs Sts. Berardes, Peter, Accursies, Adjutus and Odo

Statistics: 25 parishes, 44 priests (24 diocesan, 20 religious), 145 lay religious (25 brothers, 120 sisters) (2014)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Western Sahara (↙), Islas Canarias (↙), Funchal (←), Tanger (↗), Oran (→), Laghouat (→)

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2001.05.05 – ...):Archbishop Vincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth. (74)Archbishop Vincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth. (74)

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Rabat (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Vincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth. (74)Archbishop Vincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth. (74)Permalink
(2001.05.05 – ...)

Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco)

Born:1941.08.25 (Morocco)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2000.02.26

Coadjutor Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco) (1999.12.03 – 2001.05.05)

Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco) (2001.05.05 – ...)

President of Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa (2005.10 – 2012.01)

President of Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa (2012.11 – 2015)

Archbishop Hubert Louis Marie Félix MichonPermalink
(1983.05.02 – 2001.05.05)

Born:1927.06.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:1983.12.11
Died:2004.05.14 († 76)

Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco) (1983.05.02 – 2001.05.05)

Archbishop Jean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert, O.F.M. (95)Archbishop Jean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert, O.F.M. (95)Permalink
(1968.01.15 – 1982.07.17)

Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Perpignan–Elne (France)

Born:1920.12.31 (France)
Ordained Priest:1947.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.07

Titular Archbishop of Quæstoriana (1967.04.13 – 1968.01.15)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco) (1967.04.13 – 1968.01.15)

Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco) (1968.01.15 – 1982.07.17)

Archbishop-Bishop of Perpignan–Elne (France) (1982.07.17 – 1996.01.16)

Archbishop Louis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèbvre, O.F.M.Permalink
(1955.09.14 – 1968.01.15)

Born:1890.07.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1913.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1947.06.01
Died:1968.01.15 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Eguga (1947.04.10 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Rabat (Morocco) (1947.04.10 – 1955.09.14)

Archbishop of Rabat (Morocco) (1955.09.14 – 1968.01.15)

Vicars Apostolic of Rabat (Roman Rite)

Bishop Louis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèbvre, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1947.04.10 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Bishop Henri Vielle, O.F.M.Permalink
(1927.06.08 – 1946.05.07)

Born:1867.06.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1891.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1927.07.25
Died:1946.05.07 († 78)

Vicar Apostolic of Rabat (Morocco) (1927.06.08 – 1946.05.07)

Titular Bishop of Thebæ Phthiotides (1927.06.20 – 1946.05.07)

Bishop Victor Colombanus Dreyer, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1923.06.27 – 1927.03.11)

Born:1866.02.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1889.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1923.08.16
Died:1944.05.07 († 78)

Vicar Apostolic of Rabat (Morocco) (1923.06.27 – 1927.03.11)

Titular Bishop of Orthosia (1923.06.27 – 1928.11.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Canal of Suez (Egypt) (1927.03.11 – 1928.11.24)

Apostolic Delegate to Indochina (1928.11.24 – 1936.11.19)

Titular Archbishop of Adulis (1928.11.26 – 1944.05.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.07.27

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