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Diocese of El Obeid

Dioecesis Elobeidensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria, Bishop
  • Macram Max Gassis, M.C.C.I., Bishop Emeritus
  • Antonio Menegazzo, M.C.C.I., Apostolic Administrator Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 12 December 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Khartoum
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Sudan
  • Square Kilometers: 888,939 (343,352 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Church, P.O. Box 386, El Obeid, Sudan
  • Telephone: (611)822.653
  • Fax: 822.820

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of El Obeid
10 May 1960ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum Vicariate Apostolic of El Obeid (erected)
Diocese of El Obeid
12 December 1974ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of El Obeid Diocese of El Obeid

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of El Obeid
19703,8503,072,500.1%1010201921317ap1971
Diocese of El Obeid
198010,7005,143,000.2%161666819228ap1981
199060,5006,773,000.9%319222,75022369ap1991
1999124,0008,100,0001.5%1413274,59215289ap2000
2000130,0008,340,0001.6%1415294,482162610ap2001
2001134,0008,600,0001.6%1713304,466162719ap2002
2002137,0008,900,0001.5%2112334,151152819ap2003
2003140,0008,900,0001.6%2312354,000152810ap2004
2004143,0009,000,0001.6%2215373,864183614ap2005
2006151,2009,523,0001.6%2312354,320173613ap2007

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


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