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Diocese of

Ho

Ghana Ghana

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ho / Hoën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Accra

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.07.14 – ...):Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D. (65)Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D. (65)

Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ho (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D. (65)Bishop Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D. (65)
(2015.07.14 – ...)

Bishop of Ho (Ghana)
Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Mane nobiscum

Born:1957.06.14 (Tegbi, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1985.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:2015.10.03

Bishop of Ho (Ghana) (2015.07.14 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana) (2016.04.07 – 2017.03.16)

Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference (2022.11.10 – ...)

Bishop Francis Anani Kofi Lodonu (85)Bishop Francis Anani Kofi Lodonu (85)
(1994.12.19 – 2015.07.14)

Bishop emeritus of Ho (Ghana)

Born:1937.11.19 (Hohoe, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:1973.06.29

Titular Bishop of Mascula (1973.05.17 – 1976.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Keta–Ho (Ghana) (1973.05.17 – 1976.04.10)

Bishop of Keta–Ho (Ghana) (1976.04.10 – 1994.12.19)

President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference (1991 – 1997)

Bishop of Ho (Ghana) (1994.12.19 – 2015.07.14)

Fr. Antoon Konings, S.M.A. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1953 – 1954.02.21)

Statistics

Area: 5,893 km²

Population: 221,670 Catholics (29.0% of 765,270 total) (2020)

Statistics: 31 parishes, 26 missions, 89 priests (82 diocesan, 7 religious), 50 lay religious (9 brothers, 41 sisters), 25 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Immaculate Conception

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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