Diocese of

Pala

Chad Chad

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pala / Palaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: N’Djaména

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.07.03 – ...):Bishop Dominique Tinoudji (50)Bishop Dominique Tinoudji (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pala (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dominique Tinoudji (50)Bishop Dominique Tinoudji (50)
(2021.07.03 – ...)

Bishop of Pala (Chad)

Born:1973.08.08 (Manli, Chad)
Ordained Priest:2005.01.08
Consecrated Bishop:2021.10.02

Priest of Moundou (Chad) (2005.01.08 – 2021.07.03)

Bishop of Pala (Chad) (2021.07.03 – ...)

Bishop Jean-Claude Bouchard, O.M.I. (83)Bishop Jean-Claude Bouchard, O.M.I. (83)
(1977.02.26 – 2020.09.25)

Bishop emeritus of Pala (Chad)

Verbum Domini

Born:1940.09.25 (Saint-Eloi, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1969.08.30
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.01

Bishop of Pala (Chad) (1977.02.26 – 2020.09.25)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of the Central Africa Region (2002 – 2005)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chad (2002 – 2016.05)

Bishop Georges-Hilaire Dupont, O.M.I.
(1964.01.16 – 1975.06.28)

Servire populo

Born:1919.11.16 (Virey, France)
Ordained Priest:1943.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.01
Died:2020.01.29 (Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët, France † 100)

Bishop of Pala (Chad) (1964.01.16 – 1975.06.28)

Prefects Apostolic of Pala (Roman Rite)

Fr. Honoré Jouneaux, O.M.I.
(1957 – 1964)

Died:1964

Prefect Apostolic of Pala (Chad) (1957 – 1964)

Special Churches

Garoua (←), Yagoua (↑), N’Djaména (↗), Laï (→), Moundou (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 30,105 km²

Population: 69,872 Catholics (3.9% of 1,810,428 total)

Pastoral Centres: 29 parishes

Personnel: 55 priests (37 diocesan, 18 religious), 74 religious (23 brothers, 51 sisters), 21 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.02.20

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