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Diocese of Mouila

Dioecesis Muilaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mathieu Madega Lebouankehan, Bishop
  • Dominique Bonnet, C.S.Sp., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 December 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Libreville
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Gabon
  • Square Kilometers: 59,035 (22,802 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Cathedrale Saint-Jean, Évêché, B.P. 95, Mouila, Gabon
  • Telephone: (077)29.52.84

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 December 1958ErectedDiocese of Libreville (Haut-Ogoouè, Ogoouè-Lolo, Ngouniè, and Ngouniè-Nyanga) Diocese of Mouila (erected)
5 October 1974Territory LostDiocese of Mouila (Eastern part (western limits of Franceville and Koulamoutou)) Diocese of Franceville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969205,000.0%732390595618ap1971
198072,524166,00043.7%415193,817183315ap1981
199075,078169,50044.3%48126,256122614ap1991
199945,000117,50038.3%56114,09072110ap2000
200045,000117,50038.3%86143,21482411ap2001
200145,000117,50038.3%88162,812112111ap2002
200246,000115,80039.7%98172,705102111ap2003
200346,000115,80039.7%107172,70582511ap2004
200446,200115,80039.9%78153,080102211ap2005
201348,587126,00038.6%163192,55741612ap2014
201649,531130,20038.0%145192,60661416ap2017
201952,200137,40038.0%225271,93361319ap2020
202152,350137,80038.0%225271,938101217ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 51, Page 410, to Page 412

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