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Ethiopic Diocese of

Bahir Dar–Dessie

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Ethiopic (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bahir Dar–Dessie / Bahirdardessien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Addis Abeba

Depends on: Dicastery for the Eastern Churches

Special Churches

Adigrat (↑), Addis Abeba (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.01.19 – ...):Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (62)Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bahir Dar–Dessie (Ethiopic Rite)

Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (62)Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun (62)Permalink
(2015.01.19 – ...)

Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

Born:1959.12.19 (Addis Abeba, Ethiopia)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.18

Titular Bishop of Mathara in Numidia (2010.01.05 – 2015.01.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2010.01.05 – 2015.01.19)

Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) (2015.01.19 – ...)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 224,350 km²

Population: 17,293 Catholics (0.1% of 21,148,570 total) (2020)

Statistics: 14 parishes, 5 missions, 28 priests (3 diocesan, 25 religious), 87 lay religious (32 brothers, 55 sisters), 10 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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