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Diocese of Goaso

Dioecesis Goasonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Peter Kwaku Atuahene, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 October 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kumasi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Square Kilometers: 6,654 (2,570 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 28, Goaso, Ghana
  • Telephone: (051)21.519
  • Fax: 35.481

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 October 1997ErectedDiocese of Sunyani Diocese of Goaso (erected)
17 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Goaso (from Cape Coast)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199950,725407,52612.4%17172,983128ap2000
200053,897543,3389.9%16163,3682311ap2001
200155,670543,38810.2%25252,2262312ap2002
200253,897543,3389.9%25252,1552212ap2003
200355,090529,95610.4%26262,1182913ap2004
200455,857557,01610.0%29291,9262916ap2005
200658,400581,00010.1%28282,0853118ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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