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Diocese of Natitingou

Dioecesis Natitinguensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Antoine Sabi Bio, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 February 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Parakou
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Benin
  • Square Kilometers: 20,499 (7,917 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-natitingou.net/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 102, Natitingou, Benin
  • Telephone: 23.82.12.04; 23.82.12.44
  • Fax: 23.82.12.44

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 February 1964ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Parakou Diocese of Natitingou (erected)
10 June 1995Territory LostDiocese of Natitingou Diocese of Djougou (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19706,300368,5001.7%52530210303816ap1971
198010,525433,5252.4%52025421275123ap1981
199018,490602,4073.1%121224770166523ap1991
199918,652605,1523.1%2612769088422ap2000
200019,662606,0003.2%31435561118124ap2001
200130,085402,0977.5%261137813162925ap2002
200276,397561,38113.6%285332,315113024ap2003
200379,763561,38114.2%2813411,945283325ap2004
2004110,661553,41720.0%349432,573234526ap2005
2010121,432701,42517.3%448522,3353514929ap2011

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


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