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Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga

Dioecesis Navrongensis-Bolgatanganus



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Bishop(s)

  • Alfred Agyenta, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 30 May 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tamale
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Square Kilometers: 16,602 (6,412 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 351, Bolgatanga, U.E.R., Ghana
  • Telephone: (072)23.141
  • Fax: 24.271

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Navrongo
23 April 1956ErectedDiocese of Keta
Diocese of Tamale
Diocese of Navrongo (erected)
Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga
30 May 1977Name ChangedDiocese of Navrongo Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Navrongo
1970678,847.0%112233031179ap1971
Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga
198016,500743,0002.2%12213350026239ap1981
199040,6001,080,0003.8%2112331,230262810ap1991
199992,8411,254,0817.4%2911402,321223113ap2000
200095,6211,281,7037.5%3210422,276163213ap2001
200195,6211,281,7037.5%2410342,812223013ap2002
200282,6421,388,8926.0%3612481,721212914ap2003
200385,1211,425,3916.0%3411451,891202814ap2004
2004200,0001,500,00013.3%3412464,347243214ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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