Apostolic Vicariate of Harar

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Apostolic Vicariate of Harar
Vicariatus Apostolicus Hararensis
Location
Country Ethiopia
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 260,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
5,700,000
23,210 (0.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Pro-Cathedral of The Holy Name of Mary
Current leadership
Bishop Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap.

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

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Vicar Apostolics of Harar(Roman rite)
    • Bishop Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. (December 21, 1992 – present)
    • Fr. Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1987 – December 21, 1992)
    • Fr. Georges Perron, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1982 – November 21, 1992)
    • Bishop Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (July 3, 1955 – December 4, 1981)
    • Fr. Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop) (Apostolic Administrator 1952 – July 3, 1955)
    • Bishop Leone Giacomo Ossola, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop) (September 22, 1937 – October 19, 1943)
    • Bishop André-Marie-Elie Jarosseau, O.F.M. Cap. (April 6, 1900 – September 2, 1937)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Galla (Roman Rite)

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