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Diocese of Yagoua

Dioecesis Yaguanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 January 1973
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Garoua
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cameroon
  • Square Kilometers: 22,461 (8,675 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://diocesedeyagoua.org/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 57, Yagoua, Cameroun

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Yagoua
11 March 1968ErectedDiocese of Garoua Prefecture Apostolic of Yagoua (erected)
Diocese of Yagoua
29 January 1973ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Yagoua Diocese of Yagoua

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Yagoua
19706,108409,3991.5%22527226283044ap1971
Diocese of Yagoua
198012,138442,0002.7%423274494245322ap1981
199027,921720,0003.9%926357974326223ap1991
199950,932862,9185.9%1117281,8193205722ap2000
200055,553775,1537.2%1415291,9153187021ap2001
200160,3461,057,6125.7%1217292,0803206323ap2002
200269,3361,234,8625.6%1116272,5683207320ap2003
200369,8361,234,8625.7%1016262,6863207623ap2004
200472,8461,234,8625.9%2225471,5493287923ap2005
201096,8471,377,0007.0%3114452,1522197023ap2011

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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