Diocese of

Yendi

Ghana Ghana

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Yendi / Yenden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tamale

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.06.03 – ...):Bishop Matthew Yitiereh (63)Bishop Matthew Yitiereh (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Yendi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Matthew Yitiereh (63)Bishop Matthew Yitiereh (63)
(2022.06.03 – ...)

Bishop of Yendi (Ghana)

Born:1961.01.01 (Upper West, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:2022.08.20

Priest of Tamale (Ghana) (1995.07.22 – 2022.06.03)

Bishop of Yendi (Ghana) (2022.06.03 – ...)

Bishop Vincent Sowah Boi-Nai, S.V.D. (79)Bishop Vincent Sowah Boi-Nai, S.V.D. (79)
(1999.03.16 – 2022.06.03)

Bishop emeritus of Yendi (Ghana)

Ego veni ut vitam habeant

Born:1945.01.01 (Labadi, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1977.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1999.07.10

Bishop of Yendi (Ghana) (1999.03.16 – 2022.06.03)

Special Churches

Tamale (←), Navrongo–Bolgatanga (↖), Dapaong (↗), Kara (→), Sokodé (↘), Jasikan (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 19,160 km²

Population: 35,989 Catholics (4.1% of 868,326 total)

Pastoral Centres: 15 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 39 priests (23 diocesan, 16 religious), 60 religious (17 brothers, 43 sisters), 13 seminarians

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