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Diocese of Bata

Dioecesis Bataensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Juan Matogo Oyana, C.M.F., Bishop
  • Anacleto Sima Ngua, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 3 May 1966
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Malabo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Equatorial Guinea
  • Square Kilometers: 16,613 (6,416 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apdo 82, Bata, Litoral, Guinea Ecuatorial
  • Telephone: 222.27.3100; 333.08.2759
  • Fax: 333.08.2759

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Río Muni
9 August 1965ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Fernando Poo Vicariate Apostolic of Río Muni (erected)
Diocese of Bata
3 May 1966ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Río Muni Diocese of Bata
15 October 1982Territory LostDiocese of Bata Diocese of Ebebiyin (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bata
1970170,000185,00091.9%1318315,4831841ap1971
1980170,700185,00092.3%1015256,828289515ap1981
1990125,000131,24195.2%1917363,4721355915ap1991
1996140,282140,54799.8%2723502,8051389114ap2001
2001136,642136,82299.9%2423472,9071416426ap2002
2002136,642136,82299.9%3823612,2402566430ap2004
2004136,642136,82299.9%3724612,2402628927ap2005
2006141,000142,00099.3%4124652,1692618626ap2007
2012116,500167,00069.8%4726731,5951495928ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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