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Diocese of Koforidua

Dioecesis Koforiduana



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 July 1992
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Accra
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Square Kilometers: 18,600 (7,184 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://kofdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box KF 625, Koforidua, Ghana
  • Telephone: (034)20.22.536
  • Fax: 20.22.728

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 July 1992ErectedDiocese of Accra Diocese of Koforidua (erected)
12 June 2007Territory LostDiocese of Koforidua Prefecture Apostolic of Donkorkrom (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999200,0002,500,0008.0%2719464,347279228ap2000
2000200,0002,500,0008.0%2920494,081289429ap2001
2001200,0002,500,0008.0%3128593,389439428ap2002
2002280,0002,800,00010.0%3525604,666379525ap2003
2003201,3352,100,0009.6%4522673,005397829ap2004
2004201,3352,100,0009.6%5222742,720397329ap2005
2006210,0002,193,0009.6%3922613,442507521ap2007
2013224,2022,551,0008.8%5714713,157487824ap2014
2016226,7252,388,9009.5%6116772,944498324ap2017
2019259,6542,557,65010.2%7716932,791488124ap2020

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


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