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Diocese of Grand-Bassam

Dioecesis Bassam Maioris



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Bishop(s)

  • Raymond Ahoua, F.D.P., Bishop
  • Paul Dacoury-Tabley, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Abidjan
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cte d’Ivoire
  • Square Kilometers: 8,354 (3,226 Square Miles)
  • Description: Districts of Aboisso, Grand-Bassam, and Bonoua plus the cities of Port-Bout and Koumassi
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 57, Grand-Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire
  • Telephone: 21.30.15.22
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 June 1982ErectedArchdiocese of Abidjan (Aboisso, Grand-Bassam, and Bonoua along with Port-Bout and Koumassi) Diocese of Grand-Bassam (erected)
Diocese of Yopougon (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990137,811879,84515.7%1119304,593334413ap1991
1999230,841962,88624.0%2725524,439288615ap2000
2000230,841962,88624.0%2925544,274288615ap2001
2001230,841962,88624.0%3525603,847288615ap2002
2002230,841962,88624.0%4025653,551288616ap2003
2003230,841962,88624.0%4025653,551288618ap2004
2004230,841962,88624.0%4125663,497299618ap2005
2006185,0001,345,20813.8%69361051,761419926ap2007
2013401,2431,639,00024.5%972994,052186644ap2014
2016413,7611,764,00023.5%81271083,831487345ap2017
2019430,8901,959,50022.0%7128994,352527050ap2020
2021452,4502,058,43022.0%87281153,934547052ap2022

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 74, Page 971, and Page 972

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