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Archdiocese of Brazzaville

Archidioecesis Brazzapolitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Anatole Milandou, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 14 September 1955
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo
  • Square Kilometers: 14,450 (5,581 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche, B.P. 2301, Brazzaville, Rep. du Congo
  • Telephone: 05.535.00.42; 06.978.44.79

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of French Congo {Congo Francese}
4 June 1886ErectedVicariate Apostolic of French Congo {Congo Francese} (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Upper French Congo {Congo Francese Superiore} o Ubanghi
14 October 1890SplitVicariate Apostolic of French Congo {Congo Francese} Vicariate Apostolic of Upper French Congo {Congo Francese Superiore} o Ubanghi
Vicariate Apostolic of Lower French Congo {Congo Francese Inferiore}
Vicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville
14 June 1922Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Upper French Congo {Congo Francese Superiore} o Ubanghi Vicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville
21 December 1950Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville Vicariate Apostolic of Fort-Rousset (erected)
Archdiocese of Brazzaville
14 September 1955ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville Archdiocese of Brazzaville
3 October 1987Territory LostArchdiocese of Brazzaville Diocese of Kinkala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Brazzaville
1950107,888400,00027.0%751581,860734716ap1951
Archdiocese of Brazzaville
1959106,267245,00043.4%1554691,540748517ap1960
1964160,756360,00044.7%2651772,087679824ap1971
1980370,000610,00060.7%2050705,2852267731ap1981
1990322,912840,53538.4%2538635,12510813235ap1991
1997588,1381,388,13842.4%62401025,766847430ap2000
2000587,0651,387,06542.3%5428827,159727432ap2001
2001587,0651,387,06542.3%5728856,906797432ap2002
2002587,0651,500,00039.1%6529946,245848834ap2003
2003587,0651,500,00039.1%5629856,906848835ap2004
2004418,647719,95058.1%5134854,9251058835ap2005
2006431,225758,00056.9%63411044,14610524040ap2007
2012505,000886,00057.0%98481463,45818430445ap2013

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


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