Eritrea Catholic Bishops

Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.I.

Date Event Title
24 Dec 1948 Born Berakit
18 Feb 1979 Ordained Priest Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus
25 Jun 2001 Appointed Bishop of Asmara, Eritrea
16 Sep 2001 Ordained Bishop Bishop of Asmara, Eritrea
19 Jan 2015 Appointed Archbishop of Asmara, Eritrea

Abune Kidane Yebio (4 Jan 2003 - present)

 

Date Event Title
25 Jan 1958 Born Shinnara
30 Jun 1985 Ordained Priest Priest of Keren , Eritrea
4 Jan 2003 Appointed Bishop of Keren, Eritrea
2  Mar 2003 Ordained Bishop Bishop of Keren, Eritrea

Abune Thomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap. (4 Oct 2001 - present)

Date Event Title
25 May 1950 Born Lemuna
10 Jul 1977 Ordained Priest Priest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
4 Oct 2001 Appointed Bishop of Barentu, Eritrea
13 Jan 2002 Ordained Bishop Bishop of Barentu, Eritrea

Abune Fikremariam, O.F.M. Cap. (4 Oct 2001 - present)

 
Date Event Title
23 Oct 1970 Born Addis Abeba
21 Feb 1996 Ordained Deacon Deacon of Asmara, Eritrea
21 Jul 1996 Ordained Priest Priest of Asmara, Eritrea
24 Feb 2012 Appointed Bishop of Segheneity, Eritrea
20 May 2012 Ordained Bishop Bishop of Segheneity, Eritrea
27 May 2012 Installed Bishop of Segheneity, Eritrea