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Diocese of Abomey

Dioecesis Abomeiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 April 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cotonou
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Benin
  • Square Kilometers: 5,243 (2,025 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-abomey.org/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 18, Abomey, Zou, Benin
  • Telephone: 22.50.00.46
  • Fax: 22.50.00.47

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 April 1963ErectedArchdiocese of Cotonou
Diocese of Porto Novo
Diocese of Abomey (erected)
10 June 1995Territory LostDiocese of Abomey Diocese of Dassa-Zoumé (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969100,000600,00016.7%283313,225105113ap1971
1980150,000528,00028.4%208285,357154417ap1981
1990201,091705,69728.5%327395,156135019ap1991
1998182,515578,00031.6%214257,30095218ap2001
2001225,000600,00037.5%453484,687105921ap2002
2003146,864474,92230.9%472492,99786626ap2004
200488,364599,95414.7%554591,497137026ap2005
200592,703608,03315.2%629711,3052013526ap2006
200699,175625,00015.9%649731,3582013526ap2007
2010139,045685,00020.3%685731,904257446ap2011
2011143,500707,00020.3%724761,888248750ap2012
2012148,200730,00020.3%765811,829247860ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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