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Diocese of Yei

Dioecesis Yeiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Alex Lodiong Sakor Eyobo, Bishop
  • Erkolano Lodu Tombe, Bishop Emeritus

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: 924.366.911; 917.608.989

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 March 1986ErectedDiocese of Rumbek (Yei and Mundri (in the Eastern Equatoria Province)) 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
2014410,200833,96549.2%1161724,129878ap2015
2017416,571851,59948.9%5583,3149ap2018
2020231,950472,60049.1%6638,6589ap2021

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 78, Page 904, and Page 905

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