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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Parakou

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Area  9,259 km²

The Archdiocese of Parakou (Latin: Archidioecesis Parakuensis) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Parakou in Benin.

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History

  • 1948.05.13: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Parakou from the Apostolic Prefecture of Niamey, Niger
  • 1964.02.10: Promoted as Diocese of Parakou
  • 1997.10.16: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Parakou
  • Special churches

    The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Saints Pierre et Paul in Parakou.

    Leadership

  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Parakou (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop Pascal N’Koué (since 2011.06.14)
  • Archbishop Fidèle Agbatchi (2004.04.14 – 2010.11.04, resigned)
  • Archbishop Nestor Assogba (1997.10.16 – 1999.10.29)
  • Bishops of Parakou (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop Nestor Assogba (1976.04.10 - 1997.10.16)
  • Suffragan dioceses

  • Djougou
  • Kandi
  • N’Dali
  • Natitingou
  • References

    Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Parakou Wikipedia


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