Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Niamey

Niger Niger

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Niamey / Niameyen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Maradi

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.10.11 – ...):Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (57)Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (57)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Niamey (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (57)Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (57)
(2014.10.11 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger)

Il y a plus de bonheur à donner qu’à recevoir

Born:1967.01.01 (Koulbou, Niger)
Ordained Priest:1997.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:2013.06.09

Priest of Niamey (Niger) (1997.09.21 – 2013.01.26)

Titular Bishop of Buffada (2013.01.26 – 2014.10.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (2013.01.26 – 2014.10.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger) (2014.10.11 – ...)

Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (72)Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (72)
(2007.06.25 – 2014.10.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Niamey (Niger)

Qu’il grandisse et que je diminue

Born:1951.10.28 (Hasparren, France)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.26

Titular Bishop of Aulon (1999.05.18 – 2003.01.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (1999.05.18 – 2003.01.25)

Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (2003.01.25 – 2007.06.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger) (2007.06.25 – 2014.10.11)

Bishops of Niamey (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (72)Bishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (72) (later Archbishop)
(2003.01.25 – 2007.06.25)

(see above)

Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R.
(1997.03.03 – 2003.01.25)

Born:1937.06.11 (Arc-en-Barrois, France)
Ordained Priest:1964.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1984.09.30
Died:2023.11.23 (Paris, France † 86)

Titular Bishop of Caput Cilla (1984.06.25 – 1997.03.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Niamey (Niger) (1984.06.25 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (1997.03.03 – 2003.01.25)

Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R.
(Apostolic Administrator 1984.06.25 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop Marie-Jean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Berlier, C.SS.R.
(1961.03.21 – 1984.06.25)

Faire la verité mais avec l’amour

Born:1919.03.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1946.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.21
Died:1992.09.22 († 73)

Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (1961.03.21 – 1984.06.25)

Prefects Apostolic of Niamey (Roman Rite)

Fr. Constant Quillard, C.SS.R.
(1948.07.15 – 1961)

Died:1961

Prefect Apostolic of Niamey (Niger) (1948.07.15 – 1961)

Fr. François Faroud, S.M.A.
(1942.05.01 – 1948.05.21)

Born:1885.07.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1910.11.13
Died:1963.09.05 († 78)

Prefect Apostolic of Niamey (Niger) (1942.05.01 – 1948.05.21)

Prefect Apostolic of Parakou (Benin) (1948.05.21 – 1956)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Fada N’Gourma (↙), Dori (←), Mopti (↑), Maradi (→), Sokoto (↘), Kandi (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 200,000 km²

Population: 26,670 Catholics (0.2% of 10,794,670 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 27 priests (15 diocesan, 12 religious), 84 religious (15 brothers, 69 sisters), 10 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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