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Diocese of Makeni

Dioecesis Makenensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Henry Aruna, Bishop
  • George Biguzzi, S.X., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 24 February 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Freetown
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Sierra Leone
  • Square Kilometers: 36,075 (13,933 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1, Teko Rd., Makeni, Sierra Leone
  • Telephone: (022)234.062
  • Fax: 233.186

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Makeni
3 April 1952ErectedDiocese of Freetown and Bo Prefecture Apostolic of Makeni (erected)
Diocese of Makeni
24 February 1962ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Makeni Diocese of Makeni

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Makeni
19705,724997,566.6%130311844319ap1971
19809,8801,075,000.9%33538260422212ap1981
199018,3021,750,0001.0%64046397574615ap1991
199732,5001,905,0001.7%12405262559616ap2000
200033,7601,500,0002.3%55103,376918ap2001
200132,0001,900,0001.7%68142,2851416ap2003
200335,5001,850,0001.9%16254186530819ap2004
200438,0001,800,0002.1%143044863361319ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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