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Diocese of Sikasso

Dioecesis Sikassensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Baptiste Tiama, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 6 July 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bamako
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mali
  • Square Kilometers: 47,950 (18,520 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 74, Sikasso, Rep. du Mali
  • Telephone: 2162.0270
  • Fax: 2162.0520

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo
12 June 1947ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso Prefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo (erected)
Diocese of Sikasso
6 July 1963ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo Diocese of Sikasso

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Sikasoo
195094377,437.0%77132ap1951
Diocese of Sikasso
19701,871546,758.3%12021893019ap1971
19804,153687,430.6%1171823036227ap1981
19908,710973,000.9%4162043518287ap1991
199915,0752,796,594.5%12112365513358ap2000
200015,5052,797,678.6%13112464612368ap2001
200116,5692,800,178.6%11112275312408ap2002
200216,7442,800,178.6%11122372813378ap2003
200317,5802,800,850.6%12102279912408ap2004
200420,0282,800,850.7%13102387012328ap2005
201025,7203,250,000.8%197269898198ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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