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Diocese of

Abomey

Benin Benin

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,243 km²

Population: 178,803 Catholics (23.0% of 778,452 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cotonou

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 76 parishes, 2 missions, 118 priests (109 diocesan, 9 religious), 134 lay religious (28 brothers, 106 sisters), 66 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.12.20 – ...):Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (58)Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (58)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Ordinaries

Bishops of Abomey (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (58)Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (58)Permalink
(2007.12.20 – ...)

Bishop of Abomey (Benin)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Travaillons pour le bien de tous

Born:1960.01.28 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1986.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:2008.02.03

Bishop of Abomey (Benin) (2007.12.20 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Benin (2016.10.26 – ...)

Bishop René-Marie Ehuzu, C.I.M.Permalink
(2002.11.25 – 2007.01.03)

Born:1944.04.12 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1972.09.30
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.06
Died:2012.10.17 († 68)

Bishop of Abomey (Benin) (2002.11.25 – 2007.01.03)

Bishop of Porto Novo (Benin) (2007.01.03 – 2012.10.17)

Bishop Lucien Monsi-AgbokaPermalink
(1963.04.05 – 2002.11.25)

Born:1926.06.03 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1963.07.21
Died:2008.04.27 († 81)

Bishop of Abomey (Benin) (1963.04.05 – 2002.11.25)

President of Episcopal Conference of Benin (1991 – 1999)


as of 2018.11.07

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