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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Conakry

Guinea Guinea

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Kankan, N’Zérékoré

History

  • 1897.10.18: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of French Guinea / Guinea Francese (Italiano) / Guineæ Gallicæ (Latin) (from Apostolic Vicariate of Senegambia and Apostolic Vicariate of Sierra Leone)
  • 1920.04.18: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of French Guinea / Guinea Francese (Italiano) / Guineæ Gallicæ (Latin)
  • 1949.05.12: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Conakry / Konakry / Konakrien(sis) (Latin) (lost territory to establish Apostolic Prefecture of Kankan)
  • 1955.09.14: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Conakry / Konakry / Konakrien(sis) (Latin)

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2003.05.06 – ...):Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly (61)Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly (61)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Conakry (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly (61)Archbishop Vincent Coulibaly (61)
(2003.05.06 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Conakry (Guinea)

Born:1953.03.16 (Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1981.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:1994.02.12

Bishop of Kankan (Guinea) (1993.11.17 – 2003.05.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Conakry (Guinea) (2003.05.06 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Kankan (Guinea) (2003.07.31 – 2004)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Guinea (2007.12 – 2013.01)

Msgr. André Mamadou Camara
(Apostolic Administrator 2002 – 2003.05.06)

Cardinal Robert Sarah (69)Archbishop Robert Sarah (69) (later Cardinal)
(1979.08.13 – 2001.10.01)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giovanni Bosco in Via Tuscolana
Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Conakry (Guinea)

Sufficit tibi gratia mea

Born:1945.06.15 (Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1979.12.08
Created Cardinal:2010.11.20

Apostolic Administrator of Kankan (Guinea) (1979 – 1993.11.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Conakry (Guinea) (1979.08.13 – 2001.10.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Guinea (1985 – 2001)

Secretary of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (2001.10.01 – 2010.10.07)

Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University (2001.10.01 – 2010.10.07)

President of Pontifical Council “Cor unum” (2010.10.07 – 2014.11.24)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giovanni Bosco in Via Tuscolana (2010.11.20 [2011.01.30] – ...)

Prefect of Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (2014.11.24 – ...)

Archbishop Raymond-Maria Tchidimbo, C.S.Sp.
(1962.03.10 – 1979.08.13)

Born:1920.08.15 (Guinea)
Ordained Priest:1951.10.07
Consecrated Bishop:1962.05.31
Died:2011.03.26 († 90)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Conakry (Guinea) (1962.03.10 – 1979.08.13)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Guinea (1970 – 1979)

Archbishop Gérard-Paul-Louis-Marie de Milleville, C.S.Sp.
(1955.09.14 – 1962.03.10)

Born:1912.05.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1939.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1955.11.20
Died:2007.01.12 († 94)

Titular Bishop of Dalisandus in Pamphylia (1955.05.08 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Conakry (Guinea) (1955.05.08 – 1955.09.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Conakry (Guinea) (1955.09.14 – 1962.03.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Kankan (Guinea) (1957 – 1958.12.14)

Titular Archbishop of Gabala (1962.03.10 – 2007.01.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza (Brazil) (1967 – 1984)

Apostolic Administrator of Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) (1968.01.29 – 1970.10.05)

Vicars Apostolic of Conakry (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect Gérard-Paul-Louis-Marie de Milleville, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)
(1955.05.08 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Bishop Michel-Jules-Joseph-Marie Bernard, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)
(1950.03.12 – 1954.07.18)

Born:1911.11.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1938.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:1950.06.30
Died:1993.01.02 († 81)

Vicar Apostolic of Conakry (Guinea) (1950.03.12 – 1954.07.18)

Titular Bishop of Ægeæ (1950.03.12 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Brazzaville (Congo-Brazzaville) (1954.07.18 – 1955.09.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brazzaville (Congo-Brazzaville) (1955.09.14 – 1964.05.02)

Titular Archbishop of Aræ in Mauretania (1964.05.02 – 1966.01.15)

Archbishop-Bishop of Nouakchott (Mauritania) (1966.01.15 – 1973.12.21)

Bishop Raymond-René Lerouge, C.S.Sp.
(1949.05.12 – 1949.07.02)

Born:1876.07.08 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1920.05.25
Died:1949.07.02 († 72)

Prefect Apostolic of French Guinea (Guinea) (1911.03.09 – 1920.04.18)

Vicar Apostolic of French Guinea (Guinea) (1920.04.18 – 1949.05.12)

Titular Bishop of Selge (1920.04.18 – 1949.07.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Conakry (Guinea) (1949.05.12 – 1949.07.02)

Vicars Apostolic of French Guinea (Roman Rite)

Bishop Raymond-René Lerouge, C.S.Sp.
(1920.04.18 – 1949.05.12)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of French Guinea (Roman Rite)

Fr. Raymond-René Lerouge, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)
(1911.03.09 – 1920.04.18)

(see above)


as of 2014.11.24

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