archdiocese of Juba, Sudan

Prefecture apostolic of Bahr-el-Gebel, Central Africa established on 14 July 1927; entrusted to the Sons of the Sacred Heart of Verona. Elevated to Vicariate Apostolic of Bahr el-Gebel on 12 April 1951. Name changed to Vicariate Apostolic of Juba on 26 May 1961. Elevated to the Archdiocese of Juba on 12 December 1974. See also:
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