Roman Catholic Diocese of Morondava

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Diocese of Morondava
Dioecesis Morondavensis
Location
Country Madagascar
Metropolitan Toliara
Statistics
Area 46,620 km2 (18,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
460,200
41,620 (9.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Marie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, O.C.D.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Morondava (Latin: Morondaven(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Morondava in the Ecclesiastical province of Toliara in Madagascar.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Morondava (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Marie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, O.C.D. (2010.02.26 - present)
    • Bishop Donald Joseph Leo Pelletier, M.S. (1999.10.15 - 2010.02.26)
    • Bishop Bernard Charles Ratsimamotoana, M.S. (1964.09.29 – 1998.08.08)
    • Bishop Paul J. Girouard, M.S. (1955.09.14 – 1964.02.18)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Morondava (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Paul J. Girouard, M.S. (1954 – 1955.09.14)
    • Fr. Stefano Garon, M.S. (1947.07.04 – 1954)
    • Bishop Joseph-Paul Futy, M.S. (1938 – 1947.02.13)

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Coordinates: 20°17′45″S 44°17′43″E / 20.29583°S 44.29528°E / -20.29583; 44.29528