Catholic Church


Republic of Senegal (Senegal)


Also known as: Senegal (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, Português), le Sénégal (français), 塞內加爾 (正體中文), セネガル (日本語), Senegalia (latine)

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Dakar

Population: 10,852,000

Area: 192,000 km²

Religions: Muslim 94%, indigenous beliefs 1%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic)

Languages: French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka

Motto: Un peuple, un but, une foi (French) (One people, one goal, one faith)

Neighbouring Countries: Gambia Gambia, ↓ Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau, ↖ Cape Verde Cape Verde, ↑ Mauritania Mauritania, → Mali Mali, ↘ Guinea Guinea

Circumscriptions (7): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (6)

by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions

CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/1 total): Cardinal Théodore-Adrien Sarr (77)Sarr (77) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events

Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (7), Basilicas Basilicas (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Senegal Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor (58)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques du Sénégal, de la Mauritanie, du Cap-Vert et de Guinée-Bissau Bishop Benjamin Ndiaye (65)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (56)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) Link Cardinal Théodore-Adrien Sarr (77)

as of 2014.03.18

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