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Diocese of Port-Gentil

Dioecesis Portus Gentilis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 March 2003
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Libreville
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Gabon
  • Square Kilometers: 22,850 (8,825 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 425, Port-Gentil, Gabon
  • Telephone: 55.11.25

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 March 2003ErectedArchdiocese of Libreville Diocese of Port-Gentil (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
200368,000120,00056.7%3588,50061712ap2004
200470,500126,22355.9%38116,40910167ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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