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Eparchy of Barentu (Ethiopian)

Eparchia Barentuanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Erected: 21 December 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archeparchy of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian)
  • Ethiopian Catholic Church of the Alexandrian Tradition
  • Country: Eritrea
  • Square Kilometers: 44,986 (17,375 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Eparchy, P.O. Box 9, Barentu [Gash-Barka], Eritrea
  • Telephone: (01)18.46.97
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 December 1995ErectedEparchy of Asmara (Ethiopian) Eparchy of Barentu (Ethiopian) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199937,000558,4906.6%231331,12133198ap2000
200037,000558,4906.6%216182,055172210ap2001
200137,000558,4906.6%216182,055172210ap2002
200236,536590,0006.2%219211,739202210ap2003
200337,356559,9566.7%219211,778202111ap2004
200437,929600,0006.3%318211,806202411ap2005
200639,077677,3775.8%421251,563242611ap2007
200840,794718,5005.7%421251,631282813ap2011
201042,136741,0005.7%323261,620242013ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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