Roman Catholic Diocese of Oran

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Diocese of Oran
Dioecesis Oranensis
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Map of the Diocese of Oran
Location
Country Algeria
Ecclesiastical province Alger
Metropolitan Oran
Statistics
Area 77,353 km2 (29,866 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
8,645,000
5,000 (0.1%)
Information
Rite Roman
Established July 25, 1866 (1866-07-25)
Cathedral St. Mary's Cathedral, Oran
Secular priests 14
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jean-Paul Vesco
Metropolitan Archbishop Paul Jacques Marie Desfarges
Website
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oran (Latin: Dioecesis Oranensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Algiers in Algeria.

History[edit]

July 25, 1866: Established as Diocese of Oran from the Diocese of Algiers.

Special churches[edit]

The seat of the bishop is Cathédrale Sainte-Marie in Oran.

Leadership[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°41′N 0°37′W / 35.683°N 0.617°W / 35.683; -0.617