Diocese of

Koforidua

Ghana Ghana

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Koforidua / Koforiduan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Accra

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.04.12 – ...):Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (69)Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (69)

Vice-President of Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa

Ordinaries

Bishops of Koforidua (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (69)Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (69)
(2006.04.12 – ...)

Bishop of Koforidua (Ghana)
Vice-President of Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa

Salus in cruce Christi

Born:1954.12.22 (Akimu Swedru, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.01

Priest of Accra (Ghana) (1983.07.17 – 1992.07.06)

Priest of Koforidua (Ghana) (1992.07.06 – 2006.04.12)

Bishop of Koforidua (Ghana) (2006.04.12 – ...)

Vice-President of Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (2022.05.05 – ...)

Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle (74)Bishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle (74) (later Archbishop)
(1992.07.06 – 2005.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)

Omnibus omnia factus sum

Born:1950.06.15 (Axim, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1976.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.06

Priest of Accra (Ghana) (1976.12.12 – 1992.07.06)

Bishop of Koforidua (Ghana) (1992.07.06 – 2005.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana) (2005.03.30 – 2018.05.11)

Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference (2016.10.14 – 2022.11.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana) (2018.05.11 – ...)

Special Churches

Cape Coast (↙), Obuasi (←), Konongo–Mampong (↖), Donkorkrom (↑), Keta–Akatsi (→), Accra (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 18,600 km²

Population: 256,777 Catholics (8.5% of 3,025,653 total)

Pastoral Centres: 24 parishes, 21 missions

Personnel: 101 priests (86 diocesan, 15 religious), 114 religious (48 brothers, 66 sisters), 49 seminarians

Population

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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