Apostolic Vicariate of Benghazi

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Apostolic Vicariate of Benghazi
Vicariatus Apostolicus Berenicensis
النيابة الرسولية بنغازي
Location
Country Libya
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 609,000 km2 (235,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
1,230,000
6,000 (0.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Benghazi (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Berenicensis) is a Roman Catholic apostolic Vicariate located in the city of Benghazi in Libya.

History[edit]

  • February 3, 1927: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Cyrenaica from the Apostolic Vicariate of Libya
  • June 22, 1939: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Benghazi

Leadership[edit]

References[edit]

View of the Benghazi Cathedral about 1928