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Diocese of Doba

Dioecesis Dobanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Miguel Angel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.I., Apostolic Administrator
  • Michele Russo, M.C.C.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 March 1989
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of N’Djaména
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chad
  • Square Kilometers: 10,816 (4,177 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 22, Doba, Tchad
  • Telephone: 25.63.33

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 March 1989ErectedDiocese of Moundou Diocese of Doba (erected)
28 November 1998Territory LostDiocese of Doba
Diocese of Moundou
Diocese of Goré (erected)
28 November 1998Territory LostDiocese of Doba
Diocese of Moundou
Diocese of Lai (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199080,211443,90018.1%618243,342222413ap1991
199956,544297,81619.0%1611272,09419357ap2000
200058,258297,81619.6%1214262,24020387ap2001
200161,994313,79819.8%1113242,58319337ap2002
200263,132343,79818.4%1314272,33820377ap2003
200364,196350,79818.3%1118292,213243810ap2004
200465,320352,80018.5%1511262,512194710ap2005
200668,456379,56518.0%1324371,850324610ap2007

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


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