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Macomades was a city and bishopric in Roman Africa and remains a Latin Catholic titular see.


Macomades was one of many towns in the Roman province of Numidia which were important enough to become – no later than 256 AD – a suffragan of its capital's Metropolitan, but faded like most, notably during the 7th century Muslim invasion.

Its site was identified as Merkeb-Talha, in modern Algeria.

Residential bishops

Titular see

The diocese was nominally restored in 1933 as Latin titular bishopric of Macomades (Latin = Curiate Italian) / Macomaden(sis) (Latin adjective).

It has had the following incumbents, so dar of the fitting Episcopal (lowest) rank :

See also

Sources and external links

  • GCatholic - data for all sections
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