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Diocese of

Bouar

Central African Republic Central African Republic

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bouar / Buaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangui

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.12.02 – ...):Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (58)Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bouar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (58)Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (58)Permalink
(2017.12.02 – ...)

Bishop of Bouar (Central African Republic)

Born:1963.11.21 (Pisarzowa, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1988.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.11

Bishop of Bouar (Central African Republic) (2017.12.02 – ...)

Bishop Armando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap. (83)Bishop Armando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap. (83)Permalink
(1978.02.27 – 2017.12.02)

Bishop emeritus of Bouar (Central African Republic)

Benedictus sit Deus

Born:1939.09.23 (Gragnola, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1978.11.19

Bishop of Bouar (Central African Republic) (1978.02.27 – 2017.12.02)

President of Central African Episcopal Conference (2009.07 – 2010.02)

Statistics

Area: 45,000 km²

Population: 119,720 Catholics (22.4% of 535,100 total) (2020)

Statistics: 13 parishes, 55 priests (7 diocesan, 48 religious), 171 lay religious (114 brothers, 57 sisters), 16 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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