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Eritrean Diocese of

Keren

Eritrea Eritrea

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Eritrean (Alexandrian)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,949 km²

Population: 42,959 Catholics (8.6% of 498,300 total) (2018)

Statistics: 43 parishes, 56 missions, 78 priests (48 diocesan, 30 religious), 157 lay religious (70 brothers, 87 sisters), 23 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asmara

Neighbouring Dioceses: Barentu (↙), Asmara (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

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History


Special Churches

Barentu (↙), Asmara (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.01.04 – ...):Bishop Kidane Yebio (63)Bishop Kidane Yebio (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Keren (Eritrean Rite)

Bishop Kidane Yebio (63)Bishop Kidane Yebio (63)Permalink
(2003.01.04 – ...)

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

Born:1958.01.25 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.02

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (2003.01.04 – ...)

Bishop Tesfamariam BedhoPermalink
(1995.12.21 – 2002.07.29)

Born:1934.09.12 (Eritrea)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.04
Died:2002.07.29 († 67)

Bishop of Keren of the Eritreans (Eritrea) (1995.12.21 – 2002.07.29)


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