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Diocese of Oyem

Dioecesis Oyemensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 May 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Libreville
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Gabon
  • Square Kilometers: 84,540 (32,653 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 209, Oyem, Gabon
  • Telephone: 98.60.11; 98.63.20

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 May 1969ErectedArchdiocese of Libreville Diocese of Oyem (erected)
19 March 2003Territory LostDiocese of Oyem Prefecture Apostolic of Makokou (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197068,000150,00045.3%919282,428198ap1971
1980105,358166,00063.5%822303,511321810ap1981
1990118,579211,00056.2%79167,411141910ap1991
1997110,000195,00056.4%146205,50092011ap2000
2000119,052183,15765.0%135186,61491210ap2001
2001121,360244,00049.7%164206,06871311ap2002
2002123,020244,61550.3%166225,59191411ap2003
200378,020159,61548.9%123155,2017118ap2004
200478,020159,61548.9%155203,9019178ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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