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Diocese of Lokossa

Dioecesis Lokossaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Victor Agbanou, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 March 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cotonou
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Benin
  • Square Kilometers: 4,625 (1,786 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 01, Lokossa, Benin
  • Telephone: 22.04.25.27

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 March 1968ErectedArchdiocese of Cotonou Diocese of Lokossa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197023,098310,0087.5%912211,099133511ap1971
198025,500421,0006.1%122141,82124312ap1981
199061,450712,0008.6%362381,61723621ap1991
199883,452979,2108.5%60601,3908831ap2001
200185,453982,2108.7%56561,52510331ap2002
200385,400881,3719.7%691701,220110732ap2004
2004140,000884,62315.8%771781,794111634ap2005
2010138,2791,110,40912.5%1041041,32913545ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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