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Diocese of Lai

Dioecesis Laiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Nicolas Nadji Bab, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 November 1998
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of N’Djaména
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chad
  • Square Kilometers: 18,050 (6,971 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 7, Lai [Tandjile], Tchad
  • Telephone: 6627.16.69

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 November 1998ErectedDiocese of Doba
Diocese of Moundou
Diocese of Goré (erected)
Diocese of Lai (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999104,000453,85422.9%93128,66641510ap2000
2000110,000520,00021.2%126186,11161810ap2002
2002112,000552,97720.3%145195,89452010ap2003
2003103,895560,00018.6%162185,77132210ap2004
2004100,000574,00017.4%145195,26363910ap2005
2013120,000740,00016.2%216274,444103112ap2014
2016138,254799,52117.3%226284,937103213ap2017
2019140,760879,75016.0%288363,910122615ap2020

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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