Apostolic Vicariate of Meki

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Apostolic Vicariate of Meki
Vicariatus Apostolicus Mekviensis
Location
Country Ethiopia
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 156,600 km2 (60,500 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
5,855,029
22,467 (0.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Abraham Desta

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

History[edit]

  • March 6, 1980: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Meki from the Apostolic Vicariate of Harar
  • December 21, 1991: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Meki

Leadership[edit]

  • Vicar Apostolics of Meki (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Abraham Desta (January 29, 2003 – present)
    • Bishop Yohannes Woldegiorgis (December 21, 1991 – September 19, 2002)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Meki (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Yohannes Woldegiorgis (later Bishop) (September 8, 1981 – December 21, 1991)

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