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Diocese of Thiès

Dioecesis Thiesinus



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Bishop(s)

  • André Gueye, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 February 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dakar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Senegal
  • Square Kilometers: 9,055 (3,497 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedethies.com/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, Place du Tresor, B.P. 3004, Thies, Senegal
  • Telephone: 33.951.13.41
  • Fax: 33.951.37.83

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 February 1969ErectedArchdiocese of Dakar Diocese of Thiès (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197018,610489,0003.8%11182964135538ap1971
198026,832900,0003.0%1110211,277277611ap1981
199035,0891,569,4882.2%312253662699417ap1991
199939,4631,621,7052.4%492271555468017ap2000
200037,9981,748,8582.2%512273520688120ap2001
200139,1711,792,5792.2%5619755228313020ap2002
200244,9371,800,0002.5%557627248912520ap2003
200345,4312,000,1002.3%5817756056410320ap2004
200444,8122,000,1502.2%596656895611021ap2005
201054,1242,346,0002.3%668747314711823ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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