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Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi

Dioecesis Sekondiensis-Takoradiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 November 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cape Coast
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Square Kilometers: 12,681 (4,898 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Secreteriat, East Windy Ridge, P.O. Box TD236, Takoradi, Ghana
  • Telephone: (031)20.24.921; 20.21.185
  • Fax: 20.23.465

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 November 1969ErectedArchdiocese of Cape Coast Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi (erected)
22 December 1999Territory LostDiocese of Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese of Wiawso (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970171,145626,15527.3%141412,224252214ap1971
1980221,881916,00024.2%2310336,723201814ap1981
1990308,810888,00034.8%507575,417362523ap1991
1999424,9201,903,90022.3%10561113,828142432ap2000
2000271,5801,300,00020.9%645693,93592523ap2001
2001262,6701,610,71216.3%815863,0541102526ap2002
2002244,5151,616,31215.1%9651012,4201132524ap2003
2003260,9891,623,51216.1%11061162,2491142829ap2004
2004270,9231,674,79216.2%11161172,315132929ap2005
2010352,9941,944,00018.2%13341372,5761164040ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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