Diocese of

Damongo

Ghana Ghana

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Damongo / Damongoën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tamale

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.12.17 – ...):Bishop Peter Paul Yelezuome Angkyier (62)Bishop Peter Paul Yelezuome Angkyier (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Damongo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Paul Yelezuome Angkyier (62)Bishop Peter Paul Yelezuome Angkyier (62)
(2010.12.17 – ...)

Bishop of Damongo (Ghana)

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Born:1961.11.26 (Nandon, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2011.03.25

Priest of Tamale (Ghana) (1992.08.15 – 1995.02.03)

Priest of Damongo (Ghana) (1995.02.03 – 2010.12.17)

Bishop of Damongo (Ghana) (2010.12.17 – ...)

Archbishop Philip Naameh (75)Bishop Philip Naameh (75) (later Archbishop)
(1995.02.03 – 2009.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale (Ghana)

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Born:1948.09.08 (Nandom-Ko, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.28

Priest of Tamale (Ghana) (1977.12.16 – 1995.02.03)

Bishop of Damongo (Ghana) (1995.02.03 – 2009.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale (Ghana) (2009.02.12 – ...)

President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference (2016.10.14 – 2022.11.10)

Special Churches

Bondoukou (↙), Gaoua (↖), Wa (↑), Tamale (→), Techiman (↓), Sunyani (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 23,342 km²

Population: 30,970 Catholics (8.2% of 379,130 total)

Pastoral Centres: 13 parishes

Personnel: 36 priests (34 diocesan, 2 religious), 35 religious (7 brothers, 28 sisters), 13 seminarians

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.04.14

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