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Diocese of Obala

Dioecesis Obalanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 July 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Yaoundé
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cameroon
  • Square Kilometers: 14,849 (5,735 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 24, Obala, Lekie, Cameroun
  • Telephone: 228.56.23
  • Fax: 228.56.11

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 July 1987ErectedArchdiocese of Yaoundé Diocese of Obala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990270,123346,00078.1%2317406,753817033ap1991
1999229,410450,00051.0%358435,335145244ap2000
2000295,000450,00065.6%438515,784145947ap2001
2001350,000600,00058.3%448526,730145947ap2002
2002350,000600,00058.3%4711586,034186250ap2003
2003360,834600,00060.1%489576,330406250ap2004
2004342,258614,85855.7%5813714,8201336750ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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