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Burkina Faso

Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
Sep 1930 Bishop Jean-Baptiste Kpiéle SoméBishop Emeritus of Diébougou
29 Jul 1933 Archbishop Jean-Marie Untaani CompaoréArchbishop Emeritus of Ouagadougou
8 Nov 1934 Bishop Wenceslas CompaoréBishop Emeritus of Manga
Sep 1937 Archbishop Anselme Titianma SanonArchbishop Emeritus of Bobo-Dioulasso
20 Apr 1940 Archbishop Antonio MattiazzoBishop Emeritus of Padova {Padua}, Italy
1942 Archbishop Séraphin François RouambaArchbishop of Koupéla
9 Dec 1942 Bishop Basile TapsobaBishop Emeritus of Koudougou
23 Sep 1943 Bishop Thomas KaboréBishop of Kaya
9 Dec 1944 Archbishop Luigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to France
25 Jan 1945 Philippe Nakellentuba Cardinal OuédraogoArchbishop of Ouagadougou
5 Jan 1946 Mario Cardinal ZenariApostolic Nuncio to Syria
12 Oct 1947 Bishop Joseph SamaBishop of Nouna
Youngest
17 Sep 1965 Bishop Laurent Birfuoré DabiréBishop of Dori
10 Jan 1965 Bishop Prosper Bonaventure KyBishop of Dédougou
4 Dec 1963 Bishop Ollo Modeste KambouBishop of Gaoua
26 Jul 1963 Archbishop Piergiorgio BertoldiApostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso
19 May 1963 Bishop Nicodème Anani Barrigah-BenissanBishop of Atakpamé, Togo
18 Mar 1962 Bishop Joachim Hermenegilde OuédraogoBishop of Koudougou
9 Jan 1962 Bishop Gabriel SayaogoBishop of Manga
25 Sep 1960 Bishop Prosper Kontiebo, M.I.Bishop of Tenkodogo
7 Jul 1959 Bishop Justin KientegaBishop of Ouahigouya
14 Sep 1954 Bishop Pierre Claver MalgoBishop of Fada N’Gourma
8 Jun 1953 Bishop Médard Léopold OuédraogoAuxiliary Bishop of Ouagadougou
30 May 1953 Archbishop Vito RalloApostolic Nuncio to Morocco

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