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Diocese of Nouakchott

Dioecesis Nuakchottensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Martin Albert Happe, M. Afr., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 December 1965
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mauritania
  • Square Kilometers: 1,030,700 (398,107 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 5377, Nouakchott, Mauritanie
  • Telephone: (02)5.250.427
  • Fax: 5.253.751

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 December 1965ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Saint-Louis du Sénégal Diocese of Nouakchott (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19705,4831,500,000.4%189609812ap1971
19804,7501,590,000.3%28104759256ap1981
19904,0001,800,000.2%3694447347ap1991
19994,5002,211,473.2%3101334610356ap2000
20004,5002,211,473.2%2101237510346ap2001
20014,5002,493,000.2%19104509326ap2002
20024,5002,600,000.2%1101140910326ap2003
20034,5002,600,000.2%1101140910336ap2004
20044,5002,600,000.2%3101334610346ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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