Diocese of

Kaya

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kaya / Kayan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Koupéla

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.07 – ...):Bishop Théophile Nare (57)Bishop Théophile Nare (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kaya (Roman Rite)

Bishop Théophile Nare (57)Bishop Théophile Nare (57)
(2018.12.07 – ...)

Bishop of Kaya (Burkina Faso)

Born:1966.07.07 (Yargo, Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:2019.03.02

Priest of Koupéla (Burkina Faso) (1995.07.08 – 2018.12.07)

Bishop of Kaya (Burkina Faso) (2018.12.07 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Kaboré (80)Bishop Thomas Kaboré (80)
(1999.04.19 – 2018.12.07)

Bishop emeritus of Kaya (Burkina Faso)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1943.09.23 (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1999.07.10

Bishop of Kaya (Burkina Faso) (1999.04.19 – 2018.12.07)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste Tiendrebeogo
(1996.03.30 – 1998.05.14)

Born:1941.02.17 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1982.01.23
Died:1998.05.14 († 57)

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Numidia (1981.11.05 – 1996.03.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) (1981.11.05 – 1996.03.30)

Bishop of Kaya (Burkina Faso) (1996.03.30 – 1998.05.14)

Bishop Constantin Guirma
(1969.06.26 – 1996.03.09)

Evangelizare pauperibus

Born:1920.02.05 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1946.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.01
Died:2010.08.06 († 90)

Bishop of Kaya (Burkina Faso) (1969.06.26 – 1996.03.09)

Special Churches

Koudougou (↙), Ouahigouya (↖), Dori (↗), Fada N’Gourma (→), Koupéla (↘), Ouagadougou (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 18,000 km²

Population: 150,000 Catholics (11.7% of 1,280,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 6 parishes

Personnel: 50 priests (47 diocesan, 3 religious), 58 religious (3 brothers, 55 sisters), 30 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.21

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