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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: 110,280 Catholics (21.0% of 525,662 total) (2017)

Statistics: 12 parishes, 48 priests (8 diocesan, 40 religious), 136 lay religious (73 brothers, 63 sisters), 11 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangui

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.12.02 – ...):Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (56)Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bouar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (56)Bishop Mirosław Gucwa (56)Permalink
(2017.12.02 – ...)

Bishop of Bouar (Central African Republic)

Born:1963.11.21 (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. (80)Bishop Armando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap. (80)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 2020.05.12

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