Diocese of

Dassa-Zoumé

Benin Benin

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Dassa-Zoumé / Dassan(us)–Zumen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cotonou

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.02.12 – ...):Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (62)Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Dassa-Zoumé (Roman Rite)

Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (62)Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (62)
(2015.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

Servir le seigneur au milieu de son peuple

Born:1961.12.03 (Dassa-Zoumé, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1997.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:2015.03.28

Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) (2015.02.12 – ...)

Fr. Benoît Gbemavo Goudote
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.08.15 – 2015.02.12)

Archbishop Antoine Ganyé (85)Archbishop Antoine Ganyé (85)
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.10 – 2013.08.15)

Archbishop Antoine Ganyé (85)Bishop Antoine Ganyé (85) (later Archbishop)
(1995.06.10 – 2010.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cotonou (Benin)
former President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Servir le Seigneur dans la joie

Born:1938.06.28 (Sedjé, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1969.01.04
Consecrated Bishop:1995.08.20

Priest of Cotonou (Benin) (1969.01.04 – 1995.06.10)

Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) (1995.06.10 – 2010.08.21)

President of Episcopal Conference of Benin (2006 – 2016.06.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin) (2010.08.21 – 2016.06.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) (2011.10 – 2013.08.15)

Special Churches

Atakpamé (←), Sokodé (↖), Djougou (↑), Parakou (↑), Ilorin (↗), Oyo (→), Porto Novo (↘), Abeokuta (↘), Abomey (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 13,931 km²

Population: 479,979 Catholics (66.7% of 719,477 total)

Pastoral Centres: 48 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 83 priests (75 diocesan, 8 religious), 110 religious (13 brothers, 97 sisters), 64 seminarians

Population

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Priests

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