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Diocese of Kayes

Dioecesis Kayesensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jonas Dembélé, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 6 July 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bamako
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mali
  • Square Kilometers: 120,760 (46,643 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 91, Kayes, Rep. du Mali
  • Telephone: (2)52.12.28
  • Fax: 52.19.99

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kayes
12 June 1947ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Bamako Prefecture Apostolic of Kayes (erected)
Diocese of Kayes
6 July 1963ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kayes Diocese of Kayes

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Kayes
19501,8832,24683.8%111117154ap1951
Diocese of Kayes
19704,280799,630.5%1252616426228ap1971
19804,550944,910.5%4222617523278ap1981
19905,6961,232,000.5%3182127120207ap1991
199910,0001,286,985.8%4121662512208ap2000
200013,0701,286,9851.0%49131,00510217ap2001
200113,0901,313,7861.0%3111493512217ap2002
200213,1001,313,7861.0%49131,00710178ap2003
200313,0951,313,7881.0%791681810198ap2004
20048,0001,313,788.6%6101650011198ap2005
20068,0001,394,000.6%6111747011188ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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