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Diocese of Bafoussam

Dioecesis Bafussamensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Dieudonné Watio, Bishop
  • Gabriel Simo, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 February 1970
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Douala
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cameroon
  • Square Kilometers: 13,000 (5,021 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 263, Bafoussam, Cameroun
  • Telephone: 3344.1866
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 February 1970ErectedDiocese of Nkongsamba Diocese of Bafoussam (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980156,500921,00017.0%1921403,912267626ap1981
1990233,0001,164,00020.0%3520554,236238427ap1991
1999262,0351,590,70016.5%5824823,195319741ap2000
2000266,2001,610,00016.5%6325883,0254111941ap2001
2001269,0001,629,00016.5%6924932,892706950ap2002
2002300,0001,600,00018.8%7321943,1915314651ap2003
2003300,0001,600,00018.8%7424983,0616614751ap2004
2004300,0001,800,00016.7%78251032,9128214163ap2005
2006310,8001,864,00016.7%83261092,8516217067ap2007
2012291,0002,249,00012.9%97341312,2217919579ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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