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Diocese of BafatŠ

Dioecesis Bafatana



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 2001
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Guinea-Bissau
  • Square Kilometers: 24,635 (9,515 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://diocesebafatagb.blogspot.com/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 385, Bissau, Guine-Bissau
  • Telephone: 96.695.42.99

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 2001ErectedDiocese of Bissau (Baiata, Gabý, Quinara, Tombali, and Isola di Bolama) Diocese of BafatŠ (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200131,000490,0006.3%412161,93713309ap2002
200231,000490,0006.3%73103,1004254ap2003
200331,000511,0006.1%6393,4446324ap2004
200431,000490,0006.3%66122,5839326ap2005
200633,000511,0006.5%107171,94193511ap2007
201236,400685,0005.3%912211,733132810ap2013
201534,635719,0004.8%139221,57429329ap2016
201835,295739,0404.8%138211,680192612ap2019
202035,600756,6004.7%159241,483112613ap2021
202235,710816,9304.4%137201,78582314ap2023

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 93, Page 424, and Page 425

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