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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Garoua

Cameroon Cameroon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Maroua–Mokolo, Ngaoundéré, Yagoua

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1992.01.23 – ...):Archbishop Antoine Ntalou (74)Archbishop Antoine Ntalou (74)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Garoua (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Antoine Ntalou (74)Archbishop Antoine Ntalou (74)
(1992.01.23 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Garoua (Cameroon)

Born:1940.04.28 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1970.02.08
Consecrated Bishop:1983.03.13

Bishop of Yagoua (Cameroon) (1982.11.19 – 1992.01.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Garoua (Cameroon) (1992.01.23 – ...)

Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi (83)Cardinal Christian Wiyghan Tumi (83)
(1984.03.17 – 1991.08.31)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Martiri dell’Uganda a Poggio Ameno
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Douala (Cameroon)

Me voici je viens faire ta volonté

Born:1930.10.15 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1966.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1980.01.06
Created Cardinal:1988.06.28

Bishop of Yagoua (Cameroon) (1979.12.06 – 1982.11.19)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Garoua (Cameroon) (1982.11.19 – 1984.03.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Garoua (Cameroon) (1984.03.17 – 1991.08.31)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (1985 – 1991)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Martiri dell’Uganda a Poggio Ameno (1988.06.28 – ...)

President of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (1990 – 1994)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Douala (Cameroon) (1991.08.31 – 2009.11.17)

Archbishop Yves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I.
(1982.03.18 – 1984.03.17)

Born:1913.01.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1937.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1953.06.29
Died:1991.09.03 († 78)

Prefect Apostolic of Garoua (Cameroon) (1947.03.25 – 1953.03.24)

Titular Bishop of Doliche (1953.03.24 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Garoua (Cameroon) (1953.03.24 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Garoua (Cameroon) (1955.09.14 – 1982.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Garoua (Cameroon) (1982.03.18 – 1984.03.17)

Bishops of Garoua (Roman Rite)

Bishop Yves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)
(1955.09.14 – 1982.03.18)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Garoua (Roman Rite)

Bishop Yves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)
(1953.03.24 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Garoua (Roman Rite)

Fr. Yves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)
(1947.03.25 – 1953.03.24)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.08.07

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