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Diocese of

Bouar

Central African Republic Central African Republic

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 45,000 km²

Population: 102,321 Catholics (20.3% of 504,045 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangui

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 12 parishes, 49 priests (6 diocesan, 43 religious), 151 lay religious (86 brothers, 65 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.12.02 – ...):Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (54)Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bouar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (54)Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (54)Permalink
(2017.12.02 – ...)

Bishop of Bouar (Central African Republic)

Born:1963.11.21 (Central African Republic)
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. (79)Bishop Armando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap. (79)Permalink
(1978.02.27 – 2017.12.02)

Bishop emeritus of Bouar (Central African Republic)

Benedictus sit Deus

Born:1939.09.23 (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)


as of 2018.10.16

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