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Diocese of Maradi

Dioecesis Maradensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ambroise Ouédraogo, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 2001
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Niamey
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Niger
  • Square Kilometers: 1,000,000 (386,250 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 447, 4000 Maradi, Niger
  • Telephone: 411.386

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 2001ErectedDiocese of Niamey Diocese of Maradi (erected)
25 June 2007Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Maradi (from Immediately Subject to the Holy See)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
20011,5006,000,000.0%216188316408ap2002
20021,0005,959,000.0%312156615346ap2003
20031,0545,959,000.0%412166514386ap2004
20041,0316,000,000.0%411156814367ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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