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Eparchy of Keren (Ethiopian)

Eparchia Kerensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Kindane Yebio, 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: 25,949 (10,022 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 460, Keren, Eritrea
  • Telephone: (01)401.907
  • Fax: 401.604

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

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

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199949,889924,5505.4%2517421,187265326ap2000
200051,291949,0005.4%1715321,602234627ap2002
200251,321453,23011.3%2012321,603204527ap2003
200352,572464,00011.3%3511461,142235733ap2004
200453,135468,96911.3%3611471,130255433ap2005
200654,807484,25611.3%2721481,141795249ap2007
201042,976507,0008.5%422062693596838ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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