Apostolic Vicariate of Derna
|Apostolic Vicariate of Derna
Vicariatus Apostolicus Dernensis
|Metropolitan||Immediately subject to the Holy See|
|Area||120,000 km2 (46,000 sq mi)|
|(as of 1966)
The Apostolic Vicariate of Derna (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Dernensis) is a Roman Catholic apostolic vicariate (missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction) centered in Derna, Libya. It has an episcopal see, but no cathedral.
- Established on June 22, 1939 as Apostolic Vicariate of Derna, on territory split from the Apostolic Vicariate of Cyrenaica.
- Apostolics Vicar of Derna
- Giovanni Lucato, Salesians (S.D.B.), Titular Bishop of Tigias (September 13, 1939 – June 21, 1948), later Bishop of Isernia and Venafro (Italy) (1948.06.21 – 1962.05.01)
- Apostolic Administrator Giustino Giulio Pastorino, Friars Minor (O.F.M.), Apostolic Vicar of Benghazi (1966 – 1978)