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Diocese of Yei

Dioecesis Yeiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Erkolano Lodu Tombe, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 March 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Juba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Sudan
  • Square Kilometers: 46,000 (17,767 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Diocese of Yei, P.O. Box 32, Juba, Equatoria Province, Sud Sudan
  • Telephone: (924)19.64.75

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 March 1986ErectedDiocese of Rumbek Diocese of Yei (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199052,125245,00021.3%4413,0315ap1991
1997170,810440,70038.8%1211313,13916ap2000
2000174,200445,00039.1%164208,71057ap2001
2001176,400446,40039.5%1221412,600310ap2002
2003219,100448,20048.9%1431712,8883410ap2004
2004220,000450,10048.9%1421613,750248ap2005
2010249,126519,34348.0%1652111,863647ap2011
2012348,620740,25047.1%1441819,367567ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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