Mission sui juris of

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Afghanistan

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Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Mission sui juris Independent Mission

Name: Afghanistan / Afghanistanien(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Ecclesiastical Superior (2014.11.04 – ...):Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (68)Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (68)

Ordinaries

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Afghanistan (Roman Rite)

Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (68)Fr. Giovanni M. Scalese, B. (68)
(2014.11.04 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

Born:1955.08.19 (Roma, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.20

Ecclesiastical Superior of Afghanistan (Afghanistan) (2014.11.04 – ...)

Fr. Giuseppe Moretti, B.
(2002.05.16 – 2014.11.04)

Born:1938.11.10 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.03.09

Ecclesiastical Superior of Afghanistan (Afghanistan) (2002.05.16 – 2014.11.04)

Churches by City (1)

Tehran–Isfahan (←), Turkmenistan (↖), Uzbekistan (↑), Tajikistan (↑), Xinjiang 新疆 (↗), Islamabad–Rawalpindi (→), Quetta (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 652,230 km²

Population: 200 Catholics (0.0% of 32,095,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 1 parish

Personnel: 4 priests (religious), 12 religious (4 brothers, 8 sisters)

Population

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Last updated on 2024.05.19

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