Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Alger

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Archdiocese of Alger
Archidioecesis Algeriensis
Dioc Alger ter.PNG
Map of the Archdiocese of Alger
Location
Country Algeria
Ecclesiastical province Alger
Metropolitan Algiers
Statistics
Area 54,927 km2 (21,207 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
9,502,000
1,500 (0.01%)
Information
Rite Roman
Established August 10, 1838 (1838-08-10)
Cathedral Cathédrale du Sacré-Cœur d'Alger, Algiers
Secular priests 45
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla Bader
Archbishop of Alger
Metropolitan Archbishop Ghaleb Moussa Abdalla Bader
Website
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The basilica of Notre Dame d'Afrique in Algiers.

The Archdiocese of Alger or Algiers (Latin: Archidioecesis Algeriensis) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Algiers in Algeria.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

The seat is Cathédrale Saint-Philippe in Alger. There is also a Minor Basilica at the Basilique de Notre Dame d'Afrique in Algiers.

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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Coordinates: 36°46′03″N 3°03′16″E / 36.7674°N 3.0544°E / 36.7674; 3.0544