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Catholic Church

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Republic of Chad (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

Area: 1,259,200 km²

Population: 12,075,985

Religions: Muslim 52.1%, Protestant 23.9%, Roman Catholic 20%, animist 0.3%, other Christian 0.2%, none 2.8%, unspecified 0.7%

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

Ethnic Groups: Sara (Ngambaye/Sara/Madjingaye/Mbaye) 30.5%, Kanembu/Bornu/Buduma 9.8%, Arab 9.7%, Wadai/Maba/Masalit/Mimi 7%, Gorane 5.8%, Masa/Musseye/Musgum 4.9%, Bulala/Medogo/Kuka 3.7%, Marba/Lele/Mesme 3.5%, Mundang 2.7%, Bidiyo/Migaama/Kenga/Dangleat 2.5%, Dadjo/Kibet/Muro 2.4%, Tupuri/Kera 2%, Gabri/Kabalaye/Nanchere/Somrai 2%, Fulani/Fulbe/Bodore 1.8%, Karo/Zime/Peve 1.3%, Baguirmi/Barma 1.2%, Zaghawa/Bideyat/Kobe 1.1%, Tama/Assongori/Mararit 1.1%, Mesmedje/Massalat/Kadjakse 0.8%, other Chadian ethnicities 3.4%, Chadians of foreign ethnicities 0.9%, foreign nationals 0.3%, unspecified 1.7%

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


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


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

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


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 2018.10.24

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