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Roman Catholic Diocese of Yopougon

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Country  Côte d'Ivoire
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Jean Salomon Lezoutie
Metropolitan  Abidjan
Pope  Francis
Area  7,367 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2013) 2,199,744 950,000 (43.2%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Abidjan

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yopougon (Latin: Yopugonen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Yopougon in the Ecclesiastical province of Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire.

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History

  • June 8, 1982: Established as Diocese of Yopougon from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan
  • Special churches

    The Cathedral is the Cathédrale Saint-André in Yopougon.

    Leadership

  • Bishops of Yopougon (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Laurent Akran Mandjo (June 8, 1982- 2015.11.28); Bishop Emeritus
  • Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutie (2015.11.28 - Present); formerly, Coadjutor Bishop of the same Diocese
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Yopougon Wikipedia


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