Apostolic Vicariate of Awasa

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Apostolic Vicariate of Awasa
Vicariatus Apostolicus Avasanus
Location
Country Ethiopia
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 75,000 km2 (29,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
5,600,000
157,417 (2.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Yohannes Migliorati, M.C.C.I.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Awasa (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Avasanus) is a Roman Catholic apostolic Vicariate located in the city of Awasa in Ethiopia.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Vicar Apostolics of Awasa (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Yohannes Migliorati, M.C.C.I. (March 21, 2009 - present)
    • Bishop Lorenzo Ceresoli, M.C.C.I. (December 20, 1993 – March 21, 2009)
    • Bishop Armido Gasparini, M.C.C.I. (March 15, 1979 – December 20, 1993)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Awasa (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Armido Gasparini, M.C.C.I. (later Bishop) (February 16, 1973 – March 15, 1979)
    • Bishop Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (January 2, 1952 – February 16, 1973)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Neghelli (Roman Rite)

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