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Diocese of Bambari

Dioecesis Bambaritanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Edouard Mathos, Bishop
  • Jean-Claude Rembanga, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 December 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangui
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Central African Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 173,000 (66,821 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche de Bambari, B.P. 944, Bangui, Rep. Centrafricaine
  • Telephone: 70.95.20.19; 75.50.17.22

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 December 1965ErectedArchdiocese of Bangui Diocese of Bambari (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198057,217300,00019.1%420242,3841253313ap1981
199059,318357,00016.6%1111222,696113014ap1991
199983,018326,02925.5%164204,15052413ap2000
2000100,105392,79425.5%153185,56142413ap2001
2001104,770392,24126.7%164205,23852313ap2002
2002133,609418,40931.9%164206,68052413ap2003
2003121,957334,71436.4%194235,30262213ap2004
2004111,550356,31131.3%204244,6476513ap2005
2006114,400366,00031.3%213244,76651914ap2007
2012155,000418,00037.1%186246,458131910ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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