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Diocese of Yopougon

Dioecesis Yopugonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean Salomon Lezoutié, Bishop
  • Laurent Akran Mandjo, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Abidjan
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Côte d’Ivoire
  • Square Kilometers: 13,011 (5,025 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 Grand-Bassam (erected)
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
2014950,0002,000,00047.5%152512034,67921098451ap2015
20171,019,7802,146,25047.5%150231735,89427013755ap2018

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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