Diocese of

Moundou

Chad Chad

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Moundou / Munduen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: N’Djaména

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.06.03 – ...):Bishop Joachim Kouraleyo Tarounga (65)Bishop Joachim Kouraleyo Tarounga (65)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Chad

Ordinaries

Bishops of Moundou (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joachim Kouraleyo Tarounga (65)Bishop Joachim Kouraleyo Tarounga (65)
(2004.06.03 – ...)

Bishop of Moundou (Chad)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Chad

Le mystère de la foi

Born:1958 (Donia, Chad)
Ordained Priest:1989.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:2004.09.12

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Chad (? – ...)

Priest of Doba (Chad) (1989.11.18 – 2004.06.03)

Bishop of Moundou (Chad) (2004.06.03 – ...)

Bishop Michele Russo, M.C.C.J.
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.12.07 – 2004.06.03)

Bishop Matthias N’Gartéri Mayadi (later Archbishop)
(1990.06.11 – 2003.07.31)

Born:1942 (Chad)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.30
Consecrated Bishop:1986.04.12
Died:2013.11.19 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Thuburnica (1985.10.28 – 1987.03.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sarh (Chad) (1985.10.28 – 1987.03.07)

Bishop of Sarh (Chad) (1987.03.07 – 1990.06.11)

Bishop of Moundou (Chad) (1990.06.11 – 2003.07.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of N’Djaména (Chad) (2003.07.31 – 2013.11.19)

Bishop Gabriel Balet (Régis), O.F.M. Cap.
(1985.03.09 – 1989.09.18)

Born:1930.02.10 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1985.05.12
Died:1989.09.18 († 59)

Bishop of Moundou (Chad) (1985.03.09 – 1989.09.18)

Bishop Joseph Marie Régis Belzile, O.F.M. Cap.
(1974.12.19 – 1985.03.09)

Quod Dei Deo

Born:1931.03.13 (Amqui, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1961.02.11
Consecrated Bishop:1975.04.06
Died:2018.09.04 († 87)

Bishop of Moundou (Chad) (1974.12.19 – 1985.03.09)

Bishop Samuel-Louis-Marie-Antoine Gaumain, O.F.M. Cap.
(1959.12.19 – 1974.12.19)

Born:1915.01.04 (France)
Ordained Priest:1938.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1960.04.28
Died:2010.08.20 († 95)

Bishop of Moundou (Chad) (1959.12.19 – 1974.12.19)

Prefects Apostolic of Moundou (Roman Rite)

Fr. Clément Sirgue, O.F.M. Cap.
(1952 – 1959)

Born: (France)
Died:1959

Prefect Apostolic of Moundou (Chad) (1952 – 1959)

Special Churches

Garoua (←), Pala (↖), Laï (↑), Doba (→), Goré (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 8,695 km²

Population: 291,191 Catholics (27.2% of 1,068,681 total)

Pastoral Centres: 17 parishes

Personnel: 42 priests (31 diocesan, 11 religious), 68 religious (14 brothers, 54 sisters), 22 seminarians

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