Diocese of

Morombe

Madagascar Madagascar

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Morombe / Moromben(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Toliara

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.02.12 – ...):Bishop Jean Désiré Razafinirina (49)Bishop Jean Désiré Razafinirina (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Morombe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Désiré Razafinirina (49)Bishop Jean Désiré Razafinirina (49)
(2024.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Morombe (Madagascar)

Born:1975.05.05 (Manombo, Madagascar)
Ordained Priest:2003.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:2024.04.14

Priest of Toliara (Madagascar) (2003.08.10 – 2024.02.12)

Bishop of Morombe (Madagascar) (2024.02.12 – ...)

Bishop Zygmunt Robaszkiewicz, M.S.F. (65)Bishop Zygmunt Robaszkiewicz, M.S.F. (65)
(2001.04.24 – 2022.11.19)

Bishop of Mahajanga (Madagascar)

Born:1958.10.16 (Nietuszkowo, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.02

Bishop of Morombe (Madagascar) (2001.04.24 – 2022.11.19)

Bishop of Mahajanga (Madagascar) (2022.11.19 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Maintirano (Madagascar) (2023.10.01 – 2024.05.02)

Bishop Alwin Albert Hafner, M.S.F.
(1989.05.15 – 2000.07.15)

Born:1930.09.11 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.22
Died:2016.01.07 († 85)

Bishop of Morombe (Madagascar) (1989.05.15 – 2000.07.15)

Bishop Joseph Zimmermann, M.S.F.
(1960.05.28 – 1988.12.04)

Born:1923.12.12 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1950.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1960.10.23
Died:1988.12.04 († 64)

Bishop of Morombe (Madagascar) (1960.05.28 – 1988.12.04)

Special Churches

Morondava (↑), Ambositra (↗), Fianarantsoa (→), Ihosy (↘), Toliara (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 31,917 km²

Population: 52,261 Catholics (7.0% of 742,255 total)

Pastoral Centres: 17 parishes

Personnel: 42 priests (26 diocesan, 16 religious), 58 religious (21 brothers, 37 sisters), 20 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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