Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Korhogo

Cote d’Ivoire Cote d’Ivoire

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Korhogo / Korhogoën(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Katiola, Odienné

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2021.01.03 – ...):Archbishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo (62)Archbishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo (62)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Korhogo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo (62)Archbishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo (62)
(2021.01.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire)

Born:1961.08.17 (Niangon-Adjamé, Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1987.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.04

Priest of Yopougon (Cote d’Ivoire) (1987.08.02 – 2004.03.19)

Bishop of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (2004.03.19 – 2021.01.03)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Côte d’Ivoire (2017.05.21 – 2023.06.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (2017.10.12 – 2021.01.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (2021.01.03 – ...)

Archbishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo (62)Bishop Ignace Bessi Dogbo (62) (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.10.12 – 2021.01.03)

Archbishop Marie-Daniel Dadiet
(2004.05.12 – 2017.10.12)

Born:1952.09.09 (Bolilié, Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.10.11
Died:2023.10.02 (Paris, France † 71)

Priest of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1979.07.08 – 1998.05.22)

Titular Bishop of Sitipa (1998.05.22 – 2002.10.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1998.05.22 – 2002.10.10)

Bishop of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (2002.10.10 – 2004.03.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (2003.09.25 – 2004.05.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (2004.05.12 – 2017.10.12)

Bishop Marie-Daniel Dadiet (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.09.25 – 2004.05.12)

Archbishop Auguste Nobou
(1994.12.19 – 2003.09.25)

Born:1928.01.29 (Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1959.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1972.01.09
Died:2006.10.12 († 78)

Bishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1971.10.15 – 1994.12.19)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Côte d’Ivoire (1993 – 1999)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1994.12.19 – 2003.09.25)

Bishops of Korhogo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Auguste Nobou (later Archbishop)
(1971.10.15 – 1994.12.19)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Korhogo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Emile Durrheimer, S.M.A. (later Bishop)
(1947.10.17 – 1952.05.15)

Born:1909.06.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1933.01.08
Consecrated Bishop:1952.08.16
Died:1994.03.12 († 84)

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1947.10.17 – 1952.05.15)

Titular Bishop of Achelous (1952.05.15 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (1952.05.15 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (1955.09.14 – 1977.07.07)

Fr. Louis Wach, S.M.A.
(1940.02.09 – 1947)

Died:1947

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1940.02.09 – 1947)

Fr. Joseph Diss, S.M.A.
(1921.07.08 – 1938)

Born:1878.01.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1901.07.07
Died:1938 († 60)

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1921.07.08 – 1938)

Fr. Pietro Maria Kernivinen, S.M.A.
(1911 – 1921)

Died:1921

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1911 – 1921)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Odienné (←), Bamako (↖), Sikasso (↑), Katiola (↘), Daloa (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 13,643 km²

Population: 55,057 Catholics (6.5% of 850,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 55 priests (40 diocesan, 15 religious), 86 religious (29 brothers, 57 sisters), 6 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.15

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