Catholic Church


Republic of Chad (Chad)


Also known as: Tschad (Deutsch), Chad (español), le Tchad (français), Ciad (Italiano), Czad (polski), Chade (Português), 乍得 (正體中文), チャド (日本語), Tzadia (latine)

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Capital: N'Djamena

Population: 11,412,107

Area: 1,259,200 km²

Religions: Muslim 53.1%, Catholic 20.1%, Protestant 14.2%, animist 7.3%, other 0.5%, unknown 1.7%, atheist 3.1%

Languages: French (official), Arabic (official), Sara (in south), more than 120 different languages and dialects

Motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès (French) (Unity, Work, Progress)

Neighbouring Countries: Cameroon Cameroon, ↙ Nigeria Nigeria, ← Niger Niger, ↑ Libya Libya, → Sudan Sudan, ↓ Central African Republic Central African Republic

Circumscriptions (8): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (6), Apostolic Vicariates (1)

Roman Rite (8): Doba, Goré, Lai, Mongo, Moundou, N’Djaména, Pala, Sarh

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (9)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Chad Archbishop Santiago De Wit Guzmán (54)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence Episcopale du Tchad Link Archbishop Goetbe Edmond Djitangar (65)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Association des Conférences Episcopales de la Région de l’Afrique Central (A.C.E.R.A.C.) Archbishop Juan Nsue Edjang Mayé (60)

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. (60)

as of 2018.09.12

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