Diocese of

Ambatondrazaka

Madagascar Madagascar

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ambatondrazaka / Ambatondrazakaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Toamasina

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (Universal) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ambatondrazaka (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jean de Dieu Raoelison (60)Bishop Jean de Dieu Raoelison (60) (later Archbishop)
(2015.04.11 – 2023.06.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antananarivo (Madagascar)

Born:1963.07.31 (Arivonimamo, Madagascar)
Ordained Priest:1996.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:2010.06.13

Priest of Antananarivo (Madagascar) (1996.09.07 – 2010.03.25)

Titular Bishop of Corniculana (2010.03.25 – 2015.04.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo (Madagascar) (2010.03.25 – 2015.04.11)

Bishop of Ambatondrazaka (Madagascar) (2015.04.11 – 2023.06.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antananarivo (Madagascar) (2023.06.05 – ...)

Bishop Antoine Scopelliti, O.SS.T.
(1993.03.06 – 2015.04.11)

Born:1939.04.09 (Gallico Superiore, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.05
Died:2023.10.22 (Reggio Calabria, Italy † 84)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ambatondrazaka (Madagascar) (1991.01.21 – 1993.03.06)

Bishop of Ambatondrazaka (Madagascar) (1993.03.06 – 2015.04.11)

Bishop François Vòllaro, O.SS.T.
(1959.12.19 – 1993.03.06)

Born:1915.01.25 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1939.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.01
Died:2004.06.23 († 89)

Bishop of Ambatondrazaka (Madagascar) (1959.12.19 – 1993.03.06)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Antananarivo (↙), Miarinarivo (←), Mahajanga (↖), Port-Bergé (↑), Fenoarivo Atsinanana (↗), Toamasina (↘), Moramanga (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 25,054 km²

Population: 171,275 Catholics (15.7% of 1,093,821 total)

Pastoral Centres: 6 parishes, 46 missions

Personnel: 54 priests (22 diocesan, 32 religious), 227 religious (77 brothers, 150 sisters), 31 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.06.16

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