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Former Apostolic Vicariate of

Abyssinia

Eritrea Eritrea, Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Abyssinia

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Past Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Abyssinia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Jacques Crouzet, C.M.
(1888.10.01 – 1896.01.16)

Born:1849.04.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1873.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1888.10.28
Died:1933.01.08 († 83)

Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1888.10.01 – 1896.01.16)

Titular Bishop of Zephyrium (1888.10.01 – 1933.01.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Madagascar (Madagascar) (1896.01.16 – 1913.05.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Fort-Dauphin (Madagascar) (1913.05.20 – 1933.01.08)

Bishop Jean-Marcel Touvier, C.M.
(1869.09.27 – 1888.08.04)

Born:1825.10.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1870.05.01
Died:1888.08.04 († 62)

Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1869.09.27 – 1888.08.04)

Titular Bishop of Olena (1869.11.29 – 1888.08.04)

Bishop Louis Bel, C.M.
(1865.07.11 – 1868.03.01)

Born:1823.09.27 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1865.10.22
Died:1868.03.01 († 44)

Titular Bishop of Agathopolis (1865.07.11 – 1868.03.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1865.07.11 – 1868.03.01)

Bishop Lorenzo Biancheri, C.M.
(1860.07.31 – 1864.09.11)

Born:1804.12.31 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1853.10.02
Died:1864.09.11 († 59)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1853.01.28 – 1860.07.31)

Titular Bishop of Lagania (1853.01.28 – 1864.09.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1860.07.31 – 1864.09.11)

Saint Bishop Giustino Sebastiano Pasquale de Jacobis, C.M.
(1847 – 1860.07.31)

Born:1800.10.09 (San Fele, Potenza, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1824.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1849.01.07
Died:1860.07.31 (Zula, Eritrea † 59)
Beatified:1939.06.25
Canonised:1975.10.26

Prefect Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1839.03.10 – 1847)

Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia (Eritrea) (1847 – 1860.07.31)

Titular Bishop of Nilopolis (1847.07.06 – 1860.07.31)

Bishop and religious of Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians, Lazarists).

Prefects Apostolic of Abyssinia (Roman Rite)

Fr. Giustino Sebastiano Pasquale de Jacobis, C.M. (later Bishop, Saint)
(1839.03.10 – 1847)

(see above)

Former Prelates

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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