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Diocese of Gaoua

Dioecesis Gauensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Modeste Kambou, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 November 2011
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Burkina Faso
  • Square Kilometers: 10,411 (4,021 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 55, Gaoua, Burkina Faso
  • Telephone: 70.26.86.77

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 November 2011ErectedDiocese of Diébougou Diocese of Gaoua (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
201119,074260,5507.3%14141,362246bul:30nov2011
201219,074260,5507.3%14141,362246ap2013
201316,465386,6324.3%10101,646237ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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