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Diocese of Bo

Dioecesis Boënsis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 15 January 2011
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Freetown
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Sierra Leone
  • Square Kilometers: 16,208 (6,260 Square Miles)
  • Description: 4 districts of the Southern Province: Bo, Bonthe, Moyamba, and Pujehune
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Residence, P.O. Box 30, Bo City, Sierra Leone
  • Telephone: (076)708.831

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 January 2011SplitArchdiocese of Freetown and Bo Diocese of Bo
Archdiocese of Freetown

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
201150,0001,092,6574.6%277341,470183114bul:15jan2011
201250,0001,200,0004.2%287351,428151815ap2013
201556,4001,293,0004.4%257321,762171015ap2016

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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