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Recent Appointments of Bishops

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2016.12.01

Eritrea Bishop Zekarias Yohannes, Bishop emeritus of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea), passed away at 91

2015.01.19

Eritrea Diocese of Asmara (Eritrean Rite) was promoted as Metropolitanate sui juris of Asmara (Eritrea)

Eritrea Bishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J., Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea), was promoted as Metropolitan of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) and President of Council of the Eritrean Church

2012.05.20

Eritrea Fr. Fikremariam Hagos Tsalim was consecrated as Bishop of Segheneyti of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2012.02.24

Eritrea Diocese of Segheneyti (Eritrean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Asmara) (Eritrea)

Eritrea Fr. Fikremariam Hagos Tsalim was elected Bishop of Segheneyti of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2008.05.22

Eritrea Bishop Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop emeritus of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea), passed away at 84

2003.03.02

Eritrea Fr. Kidane Yebio was consecrated as Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2003.01.04

Eritrea Fr. Kidane Yebio was elected Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2002.07.29

Eritrea Bishop Tesfamariam Bedho, Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea), passed away at 67

2002.01.13

Eritrea Fr. Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. was consecrated as Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2001.10.04

Eritrea Bishop Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap. resigned as Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Eritrea Fr. Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. was elected Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2001.09.16

Eritrea Fr. Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. was consecrated as Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2001.06.25

Eritrea Fr. Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.J. was elected Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Eritrea Bishop Zekarias Yohannes resigned as Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

2000.03.26

Eritrea Bishop François Abraha, Bishop emeritus of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea), passed away at 81

1996.02.04

Eritrea Fr. Tesfamariam Bedho was consecrated as Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Eritrea Fr. Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap. was consecrated as Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1995.12.21

Eritrea Diocese of Barentu (Eritrean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Asmara, and from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Asmara) (Eritrea)

Eritrea Diocese of Keren (Eritrean Rite) was established (from Diocese of Asmara, and from the suppressed Apostolic Vicariate of Asmara) (Eritrea)

Eritrea Fr. Tesfamariam Bedho was elected Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Eritrea Fr. Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap., Apostolic Administrator of Asmara (Eritrea), was elected Bishop of Barentu of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1984.07.17

Eritrea Bishop François Abraha resigned as Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Eritrea Bishop Zekarias Yohannes, Titular Bishop of Barca and Auxiliary Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea), was appointed as Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1981.06.06

Eritrea Fr. Zekarias Yohannes was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Barca and Auxiliary Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1981.01.29

Eritrea Fr. Zekarias Yohannes was elected Titular Bishop of Barca and Auxiliary Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1971

Eritrea Fr. Luca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap. was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Asmara (Eritrea)

1969.01.22

Eritrea Bishop Ghebre Jesus Jacob, Apostolic Exarch emeritus of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea), passed away at 79

1961.10.08

Eritrea Fr. François Abraha was consecrated as Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1961.04.09

Eritrea Fr. François Abraha was elected Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Ethiopia Bishop Asrate Mariam Yemmeru, Titular Bishop of Urima and Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea), was promoted as Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

1961.02.20

Eritrea Apostolic Exarchate of Asmara (Eritrean Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Asmara (Eritrea)

1958.02.03

Eritrea Bishop Ghebre Jesus Jacob resigned as Apostolic Exarch of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Ethiopia Fr. Asrate Mariam Yemmeru was elected Titular Bishop of Urima and Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

1951.10.31

Eritrea Ordinariate of Eritrea (Eritrean Rite) was promoted as Apostolic Exarchate of Asmara (Eritrea)

1951.09.01

Eritrea Bishop Kidanè-Maryam Cassà, Ordinary of Eritrea of the Eritreans (Eritrea), passed away at 65

1951.05.01

Eritrea Fr. Ghebre Jesus Jacob was consecrated as Apostolic Exarch of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) and Titular Bishop of Erythrum

1951.02.24

Eritrea Fr. Ghebre Jesus Jacob was elected Apostolic Exarch of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) and Titular Bishop of Erythrum

1930.08.03

Eritrea Fr. Kidanè-Maryam Cassà was consecrated as Ordinary of Eritrea of the Eritreans (Eritrea) and Titular Bishop of Thibaris

1930.07.04

Eritrea Ordinariate of Eritrea (Eritrean Rite) was established (Eritrea)

Eritrea Fr. Kidanè-Maryam Cassà was elected Titular Bishop of Thibaris and Ordinary of Eritrea of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

See Also

Recent Appointments in the Eastern Church

as of 2019.09.17

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