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Diocese of

Dassa-Zoumé

Benin Benin

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,931 km²

Population: 333,393 Catholics (41.6% of 802,162 total) (2017)

Statistics: 46 parishes, 65 priests (64 diocesan, 1 religious), 68 lay religious (1 brother, 67 sisters), 39 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cotonou

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.02.12 – ...):Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (58)Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Dassa-Zoumé (Roman Rite)

Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (58)Bishop François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. (58)Permalink
(2015.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

Servir le seigneur au milieu de son peuple

Born:1961.12.03 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1997.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:2015.03.28

Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) (2015.02.12 – ...)

Fr. Benoît Gbemavo GoudotePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.08.15 – 2015.02.12)

Archbishop Antoine Ganyé (81)Archbishop Antoine Ganyé (81)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.10 – 2013.08.15)

Archbishop Antoine Ganyé (81)Bishop Antoine Ganyé (81) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.06.10 – 2010.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cotonou (Benin)
former President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Servir le Seigneur dans la joie

Born:1938.06.28 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1969.01.04
Consecrated Bishop:1995.08.20

Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) (1995.06.10 – 2010.08.21)

President of Episcopal Conference of Benin (2006 – 2016.06.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin) (2010.08.21 – 2016.06.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) (2011.10 – 2013.08.15)


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