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Diocese of Ouesso

Dioecesis Uessitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Yves Marie Monot, C.S.Sp., Bishop
  • Hervé Itoua, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 June 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Owando
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo
  • Square Kilometers: 56,800 (21,939 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Évêché, B.P. 81, Ouesso, Rep. du Congo
  • Telephone: 06.960.59.47

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 June 1983ErectedDiocese of Owando Diocese of Ouesso (erected)
30 October 2000Territory LostDiocese of Ouesso Prefecture Apostolic of Likouala (erected)
30 May 2020Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Impfondo (from Brazzaville)
Diocese of Ouesso (from Brazzaville)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198518,50095,36019.4%2463,0834430ap1991
199569,000142,62148.4%5497,6665297ap2000
200012,00055,00021.8%3143,0001115ap2001
200112,00055,00021.8%46101,2007188ap2002
200215,00078,50019.1%56111,3637105ap2003
200325,00070,00035.7%6173,57111928ap2004
200425,00065,60038.1%6392,77731828ap2005
201320,50097,00021.1%12121,708226ap2014
201623,000104,95321.9%122141,6423216ap2017
201925,500113,40022.5%2422698022206ap2020

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


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