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Diocese of

Bangassou

Central African Republic Central African Republic

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 134,284 km²

Population: 86,000 Catholics (19.2% of 448,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangui

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 12 parishes, 29 priests (23 diocesan, 6 religious), 34 lay religious (8 brothers, 26 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.12.21 – ...):Bishop Juan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.J. (63)Bishop Juan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.J. (63)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.07.11 – ...):Bishop Jesús Ruiz Molina, M.C.C.J. (58)Bishop Jesús Ruiz Molina, M.C.C.J. (58)

Titular Bishop of Aræ in Mauretania

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bangassou (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.J. (63)Bishop Juan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.J. (63)Permalink
(2000.12.21 – ...)

Bishop of Bangassou (Central African Republic)

Pax nostra est

Born:1954.06.05 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1980.09.13
Consecrated Bishop:1998.05.10

Coadjutor Bishop of Bangassou (Central African Republic) (1997.12.13 – 2000.12.21)

Bishop of Bangassou (Central African Republic) (2000.12.21 – ...)

Bishop Antoine Marie Maanicus, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1964.02.10 – 2000.12.21)

Born:1924.09.28 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.11
Died:2000.12.21 († 76)

Bishop of Bangassou (Central African Republic) (1964.02.10 – 2000.12.21)

Prefects Apostolic of Bangassou (Roman Rite)

Fr. Martin Bodewes, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1955 – 1964)

Died:1964

Prefect Apostolic of Bangassou (Central African Republic) (1955 – 1964)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.11.18

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