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Diocese of Yopougon

Dioecesis Yopugonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Laurent Akran Mandjo, Bishop
  • Salomon Lezoutié, Coadjutor Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Abidjan
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Côte d’Ivoire
  • Square Kilometers: 7,367 (2,845 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseyopougon.org/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche de Yopougon, 01 B.P. 2305, Abidjan 01, Cote d'Ivoire
  • Telephone: 23.45.74.39
  • Fax: 23.45.32.13

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 June 1982ErectedArchdiocese of Abidjan Diocese of Yopougon (erected)
14 October 2006Territory LostDiocese of Yopougon Diocese of Agboville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990232,0651,381,93116.8%2910395,950475321ap1991
1999533,1485,260,88110.1%5528836,4232447228ap2000
2000533,1485,260,88110.1%6628945,6712737230ap2001
2001600,3321,965,84730.5%101281294,6532757233ap2002
2002900,3323,352,25626.9%95251207,5022468936ap2003
2003903,1853,462,00026.1%139141535,9032346337ap2004
2004914,0025,313,48917.2%138181565,8582435740ap2005
2006500,0002,199,74422.7%116201363,6768027bul14Oct2006
2010613,0002,776,00022.1%126251514,0592634543ap2011

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


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