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Diocese of Yendi

Dioecesis Yendensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vincent Boi-Nai, S.V.D., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 March 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tamale
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Square Kilometers: 19,160 (7,400 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, P.O. Box YD129, Yendi, N.R., Ghana
  • Telephone: (037)24.55.201

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 March 1999ErectedArchdiocese of Tamale Diocese of Yendi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19993,843450,000.9%39123201058ap2000
20005,058503,5841.0%211133891247ap2001
20014,232580,603.7%311143021267ap2002
200211,612580,6032.0%3111482912108ap2003
20036,549580,6031.1%4131738516198ap2004
20046,847625,6031.1%4111545616198ap2005
20106,318707,000.9%16132921717248ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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