Diocese of

Kandi

Benin Benin

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kandi / Kandin(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Parakou

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.01.29 – ...):Bishop Clet Feliho (70)Bishop Clet Feliho (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kandi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Clet Feliho (70)Bishop Clet Feliho (70)
(2000.01.29 – ...)

Bishop of Kandi (Benin)

Gaudium enim Domini

Born:1954.02.14 (Conakry, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.10

Priest of Parakou (Benin) (1979.07.21 – 2000.01.29)

Bishop of Kandi (Benin) (2000.01.29 – ...)

Bishop Marcel Honorat Léon Agboton (later Archbishop)
(1994.12.19 – 2000.01.29)

Servus ancillæ filius

Born:1941.01.16 (Avrankou, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1995.03.25
Died:2023.09.14 (Benin † 82)

Priest of Porto Novo (Benin) (1966.01.06 – 1994.12.19)

Bishop of Kandi (Benin) (1994.12.19 – 2000.01.29)

Bishop of Porto Novo (Benin) (2000.01.29 – 2005.03.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin) (2005.03.05 – 2010.08.21)

Special Churches

Natitingou (↙), Fada N’Gourma (←), Niamey (↑), Sokoto (→), Ilorin (↘), N’Dali (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 26,242 km²

Population: 34,661 Catholics (2.4% of 1,445,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 14 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 36 priests (25 diocesan, 11 religious), 56 religious (12 brothers, 44 sisters), 5 seminarians

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