Eparchy of Barentu

Eparchy of Barentu

Eritrea Catholic Eparchy of Barentu
The Eritrea Catholic Eparchy of Barentu (Latin: Eparchia Barentuanus) is an Eritrea Catholic eparchy located in the town of Barentu in Eritrea. It is a part of the Ecclesiastical province of Asmara.

History
On 21 December 1995, Pope John Paul II established the Eparchy of Barentu from the Eparchy of Asmara and it became a suffragan of the Ethiopian Catholic Archeparchy of Addis Abeba. With the establishment of the autonomous sui iuris Eritrea Catholic Church by Pope Francis in January 2015, the Eparchy of Barentu became a suffragan the Eritrea Catholic Archeparchy of Asmara.

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