Diocese of

Tambacounda

Senegal Senegal

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Tambacounda / Tambacundan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dakar

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.11.04 – ...):Bishop Paul Abel Mamba Diatta (63)Bishop Paul Abel Mamba Diatta (63)

Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tambacounda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Abel Mamba Diatta (63)Bishop Paul Abel Mamba Diatta (63)
(2021.11.04 – ...)

Bishop of Tambacounda (Senegal)
Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

Rien n’est impossible à Dieu

Born:1960.12.05 (Cabrousse, Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1988.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:2012.04.21

Priest of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1988.04.08 – 2012.01.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (2010 – 2012.01.25)

Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (2012.01.25 – 2021.11.04)

Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau (2017.11.18 – ...)

Bishop of Tambacounda (Senegal) (2021.11.04 – ...)

Bishop Jean-Pierre Bassène (72)Bishop Jean-Pierre Bassène (72)
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.05 – 2021.11.04)

Bishop Jean-Noël Diouf (77)Bishop Jean-Noël Diouf (77)
(1989.04.17 – 2017.08.05)

Bishop emeritus of Tambacounda (Senegal)

Born:1946.10.01 (Diohine, Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1972.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1989.11.12

Bishop of Tambacounda (Senegal) (1989.04.17 – 2017.08.05)

President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau (2005 – 2012.10)

Prefects Apostolic of Tambacounda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre Sagna, C.S.Sp.
(Apostolic Administrator 1986 – 1989.04.17)

Fr. Clément Cailleau, C.S.Sp.
(1970.08.13 – 1986.04.24)

Born:1923 (France)
Ordained Priest:1951
Died:2011.07.21 († 87)

Prefect Apostolic of Tambacounda (Senegal) (1970.08.13 – 1986.04.24)

Special Churches

Kolda (↙), Banjul (↙), Kaolack (←), Saint-Louis du Sénégal (↖), Nouakchott (↑), Kayes (→), Conakry (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 59,602 km²

Population: 15,413 Catholics (1.4% of 1,140,905 total)

Pastoral Centres: 10 parishes

Personnel: 26 priests (16 diocesan, 10 religious), 39 religious (10 brothers, 29 sisters), 6 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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