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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Bamenda

Cameroon Cameroon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Area: 10,724 km²

Population: 644,520 Catholics (44.2% of 1,457,053 total) (2020)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 1 mission, 158 priests (111 diocesan, 47 religious), 338 lay religious (116 brothers, 222 sisters), 113 seminarians (2020)

Suffragan Sees: Buéa, Kumba, Kumbo, Mamfe

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.12.30 – ...):Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (56)Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (56)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Bamenda (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (56)Archbishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya (56)Permalink
(2019.12.30 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon)
President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon

Comme quelqu’un qui sert

Born:1965.08.29 (Widikum, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1992.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.23

Coadjutor Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2013.07.10 – 2014.01.25)

Bishop of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2014.01.25 – 2019.12.30)

Vice-President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2019.05.03 – 2022.04.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Mamfe (Cameroon) (2019.12.30 – 2022.02.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2019.12.30 – ...)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2022.04.30 – ...)

Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (78)Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (78)Permalink
(2006.01.23 – 2019.12.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bamenda (Cameroon)

Sermo tuus veritas est

Born:1943.07.02 (Mbetta, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1982.12.08

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon) (1982.09.10 – 2004.12.07)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2000 – 2004)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2004.12.07 – 2006.01.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2006.01.23 – 2019.12.30)

Archbishop Paul VerdzekovPermalink
(1982.03.18 – 2006.01.23)

Born:1931.01.22 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1970.11.08
Died:2010.01.26 († 79)

Bishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (1970.08.13 – 1982.03.18)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (1976 – 1982)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (1982.03.18 – 2006.01.23)

Bishops of Bamenda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Verdzekov (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1970.08.13 – 1982.03.18)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.05.10

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