Diocese of

Nouna

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Nouna / Nunen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bobo-Dioulasso

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.04.14 – ...):Bishop Joseph Sama (76)Bishop Joseph Sama (76)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Sama (76)Bishop Joseph Sama (76)
(2000.04.14 – ...)

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso)

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Born:1947.10.12 (Dédougou, Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2000.10.28

Priest of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1975.07.12 – 2000.04.14)

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (2000.04.14 – ...)

Bishop Zéphyrin Toé
(1973.07.05 – 1975.12.03)

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Born:1928.12.30 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1958.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.11.25
Died:2013.11.25 († 84)

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1973.07.05 – 1975.12.03)

Bishop of Nouna–Dédougou (Burkina Faso) (1975.12.03 – 2000.04.14)

Bishop of Dédougou (Burkina Faso) (2000.04.14 – 2005.06.04)

Bishop Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr.
(1955.09.14 – 1973.07.05)

Born:1901.05.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1952.02.02
Died:1990.05.08 († 88)

Prefect Apostolic of Gao (Mali) (1942.08.05 – 1947.10.17)

Prefect Apostolic of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1947.10.17 – 1951.10.18)

Titular Bishop of Botriana (1951.10.18 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1951.10.18 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1955.09.14 – 1973.07.05)

Vicars Apostolic of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr.
(1951.10.18 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. (later Bishop)
(1947.10.17 – 1951.10.18)

(see above)

Special Churches

Sikasso (↙), San (←), Mopti (↑), Dédougou (→), Bobo-Dioulasso (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 15,000 km²

Population: 83,833 Catholics (12.0% of 701,404 total)

Pastoral Centres: 10 parishes

Personnel: 37 priests (diocesan), 43 religious (14 brothers, 29 sisters), 14 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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