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Archdiocese of Khartoum

Archidioecesis Khartumensis

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  • Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria, Archbishop
  • Daniel Marco Kur Adwok, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Gabriel Zubeir Wako, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 12 December 1974
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Sudan
  • Square Kilometers: 981,000 (378,911 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Church, P.O. Box 49, Khartoum, Sudan
  • Telephone: (183)782.174

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale}
3 April 1846ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale} (erected)
27 September 1880Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale}
30 May 1913Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale} Prefecture Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum
30 May 1913Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale} Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum
10 January 1933Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum Mission "Sui Iuris" of Kodok (erected)
28 April 1942Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Dahomey
Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban
Prefecture Apostolic of Ghardaïa nel Sahara
Prefecture Apostolic of Jos
Prefecture Apostolic of Kaduna
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum
Vicariate Apostolic of Ouagadougou
Prefecture Apostolic of Niamey (erected)
9 January 1947Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Berbérati
Vicariate Apostolic of Foumban
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum
Prefecture Apostolic of Fort-Lamy (erected)
10 May 1960Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum Vicariate Apostolic of El Obeid (erected)
Archdiocese of Khartoum
12 December 1974ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Khartoum Archdiocese of Khartoum


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Khartoum
Archdiocese of Khartoum

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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