Diocese of

Djougou

Benin Benin

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Djougou / Diuguen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Parakou

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.02.12 – ...):Bishop Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien, O.S.F.S. (53)Bishop Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien, O.S.F.S. (53)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Ordinaries

Bishops of Djougou (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien, O.S.F.S. (53)Bishop Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien, O.S.F.S. (53)
(2022.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Djougou (Benin)
General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Born:1970.08.20 (Abomey-Calavi, Benin)
Ordained Priest:2006.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:2022.04.02

Bishop of Djougou (Benin) (2022.02.12 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Benin (2023.05.26 – ...)

Archbishop Pascal N’Koué (65)Archbishop Pascal N’Koué (65)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.04.03 – 2022.02.12)

Bishop Paul Kouassivi Vieira
(1995.10.01 – 2019.03.21)

Léger à tous

Born:1949.07.14 (Agoué, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.01
Died:2019.03.21 (Roma, Italy † 69)

Priest of Lokossa (Benin) (1975.06.29 – 1995.10.01)

Bishop of Djougou (Benin) (1995.10.01 – 2019.03.21)

Special Churches

Sokodé (↙), Kara (←), Natitingou (↑), Parakou (→), Dassa-Zoumé (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 11,126 km²

Population: 73,125 Catholics (10.8% of 678,502 total)

Pastoral Centres: 23 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 52 priests (37 diocesan, 15 religious), 84 religious (19 brothers, 65 sisters), 16 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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