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Diocese of San

Dioecesis Sanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Gabriel Diarra, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 September 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bamako
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mali
  • Square Kilometers: 20,250 (7,821 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 48, San, Rep. du Mali
  • Telephone: 21.37.21.61
  • Fax: 21.37.24.64

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Mission "Sui Iuris" of San
10 April 1962ErectedDiocese of Nouna Mission "Sui Iuris" of San (erected)
Diocese of San
29 September 1964ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of San Diocese of San

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of San
196913,964332,3594.2%21216646165ap1971
198015,300460,8003.3%4141885027205ap1981
199021,590548,0003.9%89171,27016285ap1991
199827,617900,0003.1%2373092012315ap2001
200130,032922,3003.3%245291,03510325ap2002
200231,334923,9603.4%235281,1198325ap2003
200332,021951,6003.4%225271,1858415ap2004
200432,587951,6003.4%235281,16311385ap2005
201035,502978,0003.6%243271,3147366ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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