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Diocese of Bouar

Dioecesis Buarensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Armando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 February 1978
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bangui
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Central African Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 45,000 (17,381 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 23, Bouar, Rep. Centrafricaine
  • Telephone: 70.80.85.00

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 February 1978ErectedDiocese of Berbérati Diocese of Bouar (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198030,022303,0009.9%27271,11137427ap1981
199052,000344,00015.1%539441,181476011ap1991
199965,322469,19413.9%1648641,0201078613ap2000
200070,015485,19014.4%1143541,296977612ap2001
200176,590502,94715.2%1241531,445977512ap2002
200274,935510,22114.7%543481,5611037312ap2003
200375,773522,78814.5%1350631,2021216112ap2004
200475,504529,91614.2%749561,348887412ap2005
200677,291520,82314.8%1043531,458897012ap2007
201289,265553,00016.1%1140511,7501207112ap2013

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


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