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Diocese of Wiawso

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 December 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cape Coast
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ghana
  • Square Kilometers: 8,696 (3,358 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Diocese, P.M.B. 77, Sefwi Wiawso, West Africa, Ghana
  • Telephone: (024)42.54.777

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 December 1999ErectedDiocese of Sekondi-Takoradi Diocese of Wiawso (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999136,036641,50021.2%41413,317569ap2000
2000136,036641,50021.2%41413,317569ap2001
2001152,856557,39727.4%211226,9486610ap2002
2002153,620579,69326.5%241256,1445811ap2003
2003156,692579,77027.0%271285,5965811ap2004
2004160,514597,16326.9%22227,2965413ap2005
2010190,419677,21628.1%30306,3476420ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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