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Diocese of

Gbarnga

Liberia Liberia

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 30,305 km²

Population: 20,630 Catholics (1.3% of 1,618,217 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Monrovia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Monrovia (↙), Kenema (←), Kankan (↑), N’Zérékoré (↗), Cape Palmas (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 17 parishes, 1 mission, 11 priests (8 diocesan, 3 religious), 23 lay religious (8 brothers, 15 sisters), 8 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.03.21 – ...):Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah (51)Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah (51)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gbarnga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah (51)Bishop Anthony Fallah Borwah (51)Permalink
(2011.03.21 – ...)

Bishop of Gbarnga (Liberia)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia

Born:1966.10.03 (Liberia)
Ordained Priest:1996.09.05
Consecrated Bishop:2011.06.11

Bishop of Gbarnga (Liberia) (2011.03.21 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (2017 – ...)

Fr. Chris Brennan, S.M.A.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.07 – 2011.03.21)

Archbishop Lewis J. Zeigler (74)Bishop Lewis J. Zeigler (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.05.30 – 2009.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monrovia (Liberia)

Born:1944.01.04 (Liberia)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2002.11.09

Bishop of Gbarnga (Liberia) (2002.05.30 – 2009.07.11)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Liberia (2005.03 – 2017)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Monrovia (Liberia) (2009.07.11 – 2011.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monrovia (Liberia) (2011.02.12 – ...)

Bishop Benedict Dotu SekeyPermalink
(1986.11.17 – 2000.12.13)

Born:1940.08.10 (Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1967.08.20
Consecrated Bishop:1987.01.06
Died:2000.12.13 († 60)

Bishop of Gbarnga (Liberia) (1986.11.17 – 2000.12.13)

President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC (1995 – 1998)


as of 2018.07.29

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