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Diocese of

Franceville

Gabon Gabon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 61,927 km²

Population: 97,161 Catholics (28.8% of 337,111 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Libreville

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 17 parishes, 67 missions, 29 priests (12 diocesan, 17 religious), 53 lay religious (23 brothers, 30 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.11.04 – ...):Bishop Jean-Patrick Iba-Ba (52)Bishop Jean-Patrick Iba-Ba (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Franceville (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Patrick Iba-Ba (52)Bishop Jean-Patrick Iba-Ba (52)Permalink
(2017.11.04 – ...)

Bishop of Franceville (Gabon)

Serviteur pour l’Amour de Jésus

Born:1966.04.18 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1998.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:2018.01.13

Bishop of Franceville (Gabon) (2017.11.04 – ...)

Archbishop Basile Mvé Engone, S.D.B. (77)Archbishop Basile Mvé Engone, S.D.B. (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.04.04 – 2017.11.04)

Bishop Timothée Modibo-NzockenaPermalink
(1996.11.08 – 2016.03.24)

Born:1950.01.01 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1980.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.11
Died:2016.03.24 († 66)

Bishop of Franceville (Gabon) (1996.11.08 – 2016.03.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Gabon (2005.07 – 2014.07.11)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of the Central Africa Region (2008.07 – 2014.07)

Bishop Félicien-Patrice MakouakaPermalink
(1974.10.05 – 1996.11.08)

Born:1922 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1975.01.12
Died:2000.02.07 († 78)

Bishop of Franceville (Gabon) (1974.10.05 – 1996.11.08)

President of Episcopal Conference of Gabon (1981 – 1989)


as of 2018.11.07

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