Diocese of

Mamfe

Cameroon Cameroon

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mamfe / Mamfen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bamenda

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.02.22 – ...):Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo (50)Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mamfe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo (50)Bishop Aloysius Fondong Abangalo (50)
(2022.02.22 – ...)

Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon)

Veritatem facientes in caritate

Born:1973.06.05 (Limbe, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:2006.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:2022.05.05

Priest of Buéa (Cameroon) (2006.04.20 – 2022.02.22)

Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2022.02.22 – ...)

Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (58)Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (58)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.12.30 – 2022.02.22)

Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (58)Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (58) (later Archbishop)
(2014.01.25 – 2019.12.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon)
President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon

In Spiritu et veritate / Comme quelqu’un qui sert

Born:1965.08.29 (Widikum, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1992.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.23

Priest of Buéa (Cameroon) (1992.04.22 – 2013.07.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2013.07.10 – 2014.01.25)

Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2014.01.25 – 2019.12.30)

Vice-President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2019.05.03 – 2022.04.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2019.12.30 – 2022.02.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2019.12.30 – ...)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2022.04.30 – ...)

Bishop Francis Teke Lysinge (85)Bishop Francis Teke Lysinge (85)
(1999.02.09 – 2014.01.25)

Bishop emeritus of Mamfe (Cameroon)

Fortes in fide

Born:1938.12.28 (Muea, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1966.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1999.04.21

Priest of Buéa (Cameroon) (1966.04.17 – 1999.02.09)

Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon) (1999.02.09 – 2014.01.25)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Calabar (↙), Ogoja (↖), Katsina-Ala (↑), Bamenda (→), Bafang (↘), Kumba (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 10,500 km²

Population: 176,000 Catholics (40.1% of 439,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 28 parishes, 4 missions

Personnel: 82 priests (73 diocesan, 9 religious), 62 religious (14 brothers, 48 sisters), 76 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.05.29

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