Diocese of

Natitingou

Benin Benin

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Natitingou / Natitinguen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Parakou

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.13 – ...):Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio (60)Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Natitingou (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio (60)Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio (60)
(2014.03.13 – ...)

Bishop of Natitingou (Benin)

Sacré-coeur du Christ

Born:1963 (Gounienou, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1991.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.17

Priest of Natitingou (Benin) (1991.12.07 – 2014.03.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Natitingou (Benin) (2011.08.13 – 2014.03.13)

Bishop of Natitingou (Benin) (2014.03.13 – ...)

Bishop Antoine Sabi Bio (60)Fr. Antoine Sabi Bio (60) (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.08.13 – 2014.03.13)

Archbishop Pascal N’Koué (65)Bishop Pascal N’Koué (65) (later Archbishop)
(1997.06.28 – 2011.06.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Parakou (Benin)

A Deo omnia

Born:1959.03.29 (Boukombé, Benin)
Ordained Priest:1986.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.21

Priest of Natitingou (Benin) (1986.07.26 – 1997.06.28)

Bishop of Natitingou (Benin) (1997.06.28 – 2011.06.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Parakou (Benin) (2011.06.14 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Benin (2016.10.26 – 2023.05.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Djougou (Benin) (2019.04.03 – 2022.02.12)

Bishop Nicolas Okioh
(1983.11.11 – 1995.06.10)

Born:1932.01.14 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1984.01.06
Died:2001.04.15 († 69)

Bishop of Natitingou (Benin) (1983.11.11 – 1995.06.10)

Bishop Patient Redois, S.M.A.
(1964.02.10 – 1983.11.11)

Born:1925.05.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1950.02.09
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.07
Died:1993.06.08 († 68)

Bishop of Natitingou (Benin) (1964.02.10 – 1983.11.11)

Special Churches

Kara (↙), Dapaong (←), Fada N’Gourma (↑), Kandi (↗), N’Dali (→), Djougou (↘), Parakou (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 20,499 km²

Population: 223,050 Catholics (21.0% of 1,063,290 total)

Pastoral Centres: 42 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 84 priests (71 diocesan, 13 religious), 222 religious (41 brothers, 181 sisters), 16 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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