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Diocese of

Fada N’Gourma

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 46,256 km²

Population: 107,141 Catholics (7.1% of 1,512,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Koupéla

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 14 parishes, 2 missions, 50 priests (38 diocesan, 12 religious), 106 lay religious (17 brothers, 89 sisters), 24 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.02.11 – ...):Bishop Pierre Claver Malgo (64)Bishop Pierre Claver Malgo (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fada N’Gourma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre Claver Malgo (64)Bishop Pierre Claver Malgo (64)Permalink
(2012.02.11 – ...)

Bishop of Fada N’Gourma (Burkina Faso)

Le royaume de Dieu est parmi vous

Born:1954.09.14 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1984.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:2012.05.12

Bishop of Fada N’Gourma (Burkina Faso) (2012.02.11 – ...)

Archbishop Paul Yembuado Ouédraogo (70)Bishop Paul Yembuado Ouédraogo (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1997.01.24 – 2010.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)
President of Bishops’ Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger

Témoins de Jésus-Christ, Messagers de l’Espérance

Born:1948.05.03 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1974.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.05.18

Bishop of Fada N’Gourma (Burkina Faso) (1997.01.24 – 2010.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso) (2010.11.13 – ...)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger (2013.06.14 – ...)

Archbishop Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré (85)Bishop Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré (85) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1979.06.15 – 1995.06.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

Collaborantes fidei evangelii

Born:1933.07.29 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1962.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1973.10.28

Titular Bishop of Lamzella (1973.05.17 – 1979.06.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) (1973.05.17 – 1979.06.15)

Bishop of Fada N’Gourma (Burkina Faso) (1979.06.15 – 1995.06.10)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger (1988 – 1995)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) (1995.06.10 – 2009.05.13)

Bishop Marcel Chauvin, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1964.06.16 – 1979.06.15)

Born:1914.04.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1939.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:1964.12.20
Died:2004.07.02 († 90)

Bishop of Fada N’Gourma (Burkina Faso) (1964.06.16 – 1979.06.15)

Prefects Apostolic of Fada N’Gourma (Roman Rite)

Fr. Alphonse Chantoux, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1959.05.29 – 1964.06.16)

Prefect Apostolic of Fada N’Gourma (Burkina Faso) (1959.05.29 – 1964.06.16)


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