Apostolic Vicariate of Harar
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Apostolic Vicariate of Harar
Apostolic Vicariate of Harar

Vicariatus Apostolicus Hararensis
Country Ethiopia
MetropolitanImmediately subject to the Holy See
Area260,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
21,510 (0.3%)
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralPro-Cathedral of The Holy Name of Mary
Current leadership
BishopAngelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.
Bishops emeritusWoldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, OFM Cap
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The Apostolic Vicariate of Harar (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Hararensis) is a Roman Catholic apostolic vicariate located in the city of Harar in Ethiopia.

The Vicariate Apostolic of Harar comprises East and West Hararghe zones and Fentale and Boset woredas of East Shewa in Oromiya Region; Harari Region Provisional Administration of Dire Dawa; Somali Region with exception of Afder and Liben Zones; Amibara worda of Afar Region




  • Vicars Apostolic of Galla (Roman Rite)
  • Vicar Apostolics of Harar (Roman rite)
    • Bishop André-Marie-Elie Jarosseau, O.F.M. Cap. (April 6, 1900 - September 2, 1937)
    • Bishop Leone Giacomo Ossola, O.F.M. Cap. (September 22, 1937 - October 19, 1943), appointed Apostolic Administrator of Novara, Italy; future titular archbishop
    • Fr. Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (Apostolic Administrator 1952 - July 3, 1955); see below
    • Bishop Urbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. (July 3, 1955 - December 4, 1981): see above
    • Fr. Georges Perron, O.F.M. Cap. (Apostolic Administrator 1982 - November 21, 1992), appointed Bishop of Djibouti
    • Fr. Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. (Apostolic Administrator 1987 - December 21, 1992); see below
    • Bishop Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. (December 21, 1992 - April 16, 2016); see above
    • Bishop Angelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap. (April 16, 2016 - Present)

Coadjutor Vicars Apostolic


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