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Ethiopic Metropolitanate sui juris of

Addis Abeba

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Ethiopic (Alexandrian)

Type: Metropolitanate sui juris Metropolitanate

Area: 31,224 km²

Population: 11,650 Catholics (0.1% of 16,717,000 total) (2019)

Statistics: 14 parishes, 1 mission, 88 priests (14 diocesan, 74 religious), 419 lay religious (146 brothers, 273 sisters), 6 seminarians (2019)

Suffragan Sees: Adigrat, Bahir Dar–Dessie, Emdeber

Neighbouring Dioceses: Emdeber (↙), Bahir Dar–Dessie (↑)

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Address: Catholic Archbishop's House, P.O. Box 21903, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Emdeber (↙), Bahir Dar–Dessie (↑)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan (1999.07.07 – ...):Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (74)Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (74)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Romano Martire

President of Ethiopian and Eritrean Episcopal Conference

President of Council of the Ethiopian Church

Ordinaries

Metropolitans of Addis Abeba (Ethiopic Rite)

Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (74)Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (74)Permalink
(1999.07.07 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Romano Martire
Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)
President of Ethiopian and Eritrean Episcopal Conference
President of Council of the Ethiopian Church

Sub tuum præsidium

Born:1948.07.14 (Tchela Claka, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1976.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.25
Created Cardinal:2015.02.14

Prefect Apostolic of Jimma–Bonga (Ethiopia) (1994 – 1997.11.07)

Titular Bishop of Bita (1997.11.07 – 1999.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1997.11.07 – 1999.07.07)

President of Council of the Ethiopian Church (1998 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1998.06.16 – 1999.07.07)

President of Ethiopian and Eritrean Episcopal Conference (1999 – ...)

Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1999.07.07 – ...)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (2014.07.24 – 2018.07.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Romano Martire (2015.02.14 [2015.10.18] – ...)

Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (74)Bishop Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M. (74) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1998.06.16 – 1999.07.07)

Cardinal Paulos TzaduaPermalink
(1977.02.24 – 1998.09.11)

Born:1921.08.25 (Addifini, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1944.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1973.05.20
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2003.12.11 (Roma, Italy † 82)

Titular Bishop of Abila in Palæstina (1973.03.01 – 1977.02.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1973.03.01 – 1977.02.24)

President of Ethiopian and Eritrean Episcopal Conference (1976 – 1999)

Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1977.02.24 – 1998.09.11)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Nome di Maria in Via Latina (1985.05.25 – 2003.12.11)

President of Council of the Ethiopian Church (1994 – 1998)

Archbishop Asrate Mariam YemmeruPermalink
(1961.04.09 – 1977.02.24)

Born:1904.04.04
Ordained Priest:1934.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1958.07.06
Died:1990.09.10 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Urima (1958.02.03 – 1961.04.09)

Bishop of Asmara of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1958.02.03 – 1961.04.09)

Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1961.04.09 – 1977.02.24)

President of Ethiopian and Eritrean Episcopal Conference (1967 – 1976)

Apostolic Exarchs of Addis Abeba (Ethiopic Rite)

Bishop Hailé Mariam CahsaiPermalink
(1951.02.24 – 1961.02.19)

Born:1895.04.15
Ordained Priest:1925.08.30
Consecrated Bishop:1951.05.01
Died:1970.11.24 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Sozusa in Libya (1951.02.24 – 1961.02.19)

Apostolic Exarch of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1951.02.24 – 1961.02.19)

Bishop of Adigrat of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (1961.04.09 – 1970.11.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.08.06

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