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Diocese of Kolda

Dioecesis Koldaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Pierre Bassène, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 December 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dakar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Senegal
  • Square Kilometers: 21,011 (8,115 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 4, Kolda, Senegal
  • Telephone: 996.19.30
  • Fax: 996.15.04

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 December 1999ErectedDiocese of Ziguinchor Diocese of Kolda (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200081,3331,185,3406.9%137204,0667197ap2001
200135,816816,3314.4%112132,7557239ap2002
200235,530816,3314.4%112132,7337218ap2003
200336,160832,6574.3%122142,5828189ap2004
200436,840833,7604.4%145191,93811219ap2005
200638,700874,3004.4%115162,41810209ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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