Diocese of

Edéa

Cameroon Cameroon

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Edéa / Edean(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Douala

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.10.15 – ...):Bishop Jean-Bosco Ntep (73)Bishop Jean-Bosco Ntep (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Edéa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Bosco Ntep (73)Bishop Jean-Bosco Ntep (73)
(2004.10.15 – ...)

Bishop of Edéa (Cameroon)

Caritas et vita

Born:1951.04.03 (Hikoamaen, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1979.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1993.07.04

Priest of Mbalmayo (Cameroon) (1979.03.25 – 1993.03.22)

Bishop of Eséka (Cameroon) (1993.03.22 – 2004.10.15)

Bishop of Edéa (Cameroon) (2004.10.15 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Kribi (Cameroon) (2014.06.06 – 2015.11.07)

Archbishop Simon-Victor Tonyé Bakot (77)Archbishop Simon-Victor Tonyé Bakot (77)
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.10.18 – 2004.10.15)

Archbishop Simon-Victor Tonyé Bakot (77)Bishop Simon-Victor Tonyé Bakot (77) (later Archbishop)
(1993.03.22 – 2003.10.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Yaoundé (Cameroon)

Par ses mots, nous sommes guéris

Born:1947.03.24 (Eséka, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1987.04.26

Priest of Douala (Cameroon) (1973.07.15 – 1987.01.26)

Titular Bishop of Siminina (1987.01.26 – 1993.03.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Douala (Cameroon) (1987.01.26 – 1993.03.22)

Bishop of Edéa (Cameroon) (1993.03.22 – 2003.10.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Edéa (Cameroon) (2003.10.18 – 2004.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yaoundé (Cameroon) (2003.10.18 – 2013.07.29)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2004.02 – 2008?)

Special Churches

Douala (←), Eséka (→), Mbalmayo (→), Ebolowa (↘), Kribi (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 10,500 km²

Population: 185,368 Catholics (60.8% of 305,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 40 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 96 priests (93 diocesan, 3 religious), 49 religious (4 brothers, 45 sisters), 29 seminarians

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