19 January 2015

Elevated: Asmara (Eritrean), Eritrea; Tesfamariam named Archbishop

The Eparchy of Asmara (Eritrean), Eritrea was elevated to a Metropolitan Archeparchy.

Archbishop-designate Menghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.I. was named its first Archbishop. He had been serving as Bishop of the same jurisdiction.

The Eparchies of Barentu, Keren, and Segheneity become suffragans of the new Archeparchy.

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