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Diocese of

Abomey

Benin Benin

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,243 km²

Population: 182,395 Catholics (23.3% of 781,187 total) (2017)

Statistics: 83 parishes, 1 mission, 133 priests (123 diocesan, 10 religious), 126 lay religious (16 brothers, 110 sisters), 76 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cotonou

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.12.20 – ...):Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (60)Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (60)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Ordinaries

Bishops of Abomey (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (60)Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon (60)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 2020.06.16

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