Roman Catholic Diocese of Antsirabé

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Diocese of Antsirabé
Dioecesis Antsirabensis
Location
Country Madagascar
Metropolitan Antananarivo
Statistics
Area 16,000 km2 (6,200 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,355,000
799,574 (59.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Philippe Ranaivomanana

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Antsirabé (Latin: Antsiraben(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Antsirabé in the Ecclesiastical province of Antananarivo in Madagascar.

History[edit]

  • May 15, 1913: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Betafó from the Apostolic Vicariate of Central Madagascar
  • August 24, 1918: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Betafó
  • January 10, 1921: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Antsirabé
  • September 14, 1955: Promoted as Diocese of Antsirabé

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