Roman Catholic Diocese of Berbérati

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Berbérati (Latin: Berberaten(sis)) is a Latin suffragan diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangui, both in the Central African Republic. However it remains under the authority of the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Its episcopal see is the cathedral in Berbérati, in the Mambéré-Kadéï Prefecture (southwest, formerly Haute-Sangha). The city also has the former cathedral dedicated to Saint Anna.

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As per 2014, it pastorally served 214,000 Catholics (48.3% of 443,000 total) on 44,000 km² in 16 parishes and 7 missions, with 30 priests (24 diocesan, 6 religious), 34 lay religious (10 brothers, 24 sisters) and 33 seminarians .

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(all Roman rite; so far all members of missionary congregations)

Apostolic Prefect of Berbérati
Apostolic Vicar of Berbérati
Suffragan Bishops of Berbérati

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Coordinates: 4°15′18″N 15°47′19″E / 4.2550°N 15.7886°E / 4.2550; 15.7886