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 (missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction) in Libya.

It is exempt (i.e. directly subject to the Holy See, not part of any ecclesiastical province) and has its cathedral see Benghazi Cathedral in the city of Benghazi.

History[edit]

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

View of the Benghazi Cathedral about 1928
So far, all Latin (Roman rite) missionary members of the Friars Minor (O.F.M.)
Apostolic Vicars of Cirenaica (Roman Rite)
Apostolic Vicars of Benghazi

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