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Diocese of Ouahigouya

Dioecesis Uahiguyaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Justin Kientega, Bishop

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 June 1958ErectedDiocese of Koudougou Diocese of Ouahigouya (erected)
20 November 2004Territory LostDiocese of Fada N’Gourma
Diocese of Ouahigouya
Diocese of Dori (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197014,017746,5391.9%29245326433268ap1971
198023,500843,0002.8%6192594025408ap1981
199040,0351,073,3503.7%1415291,38019519ap1991
199988,1221,216,9047.2%217283,14711759ap2000
200089,8721,248,9047.2%296352,56710749ap2001
200193,2631,250,0007.5%279362,590135910ap2002
200295,1601,255,0007.6%318392,440157610ap2003
200396,9341,255,0007.7%388462,107157710ap2004
200499,1861,255,0007.9%327392,543147810ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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