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Diocese of Bossangoa

Dioecesis Bossangoensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 January 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangui
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Central African Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 62,420 (24,109 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 7, Bossangoa; B.P. 1728, Bangui, Rep. Centrafricaine
  • Telephone: 77.44.52.73; 75.05.51.36

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Bossangoa
9 February 1959ErectedDiocese of Berbérati Prefecture Apostolic of Bossangoa (erected)
Diocese of Bossangoa
16 January 1964ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Bossangoa Diocese of Bossangoa

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bossangoa
197030,484349,4198.7%332358703832ap1971
198038,550273,00014.1%730371,041403814ap1981
199045,816284,15816.1%1722391,174244214ap1991
199964,711502,80012.9%3111421,540135312ap2000
200060,000468,00012.8%2511361,666114813ap2001
200161,500479,70012.8%269351,757114513ap2002
2002124,615498,45825.0%259343,665114513ap2004
2006126,600505,00025.1%269353,617102214ap2007
2012361,593623,00058.0%3243610,04451614ap2013

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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