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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Korhogo

Cote d’Ivoire Cote d’Ivoire

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 13,643 km²

Population: 257,000 Catholics (24.2% of 1,060,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Katiola, Odienné

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 33 parishes, 4 missions, 35 priests (18 diocesan, 17 religious), 1 deacon, 79 lay religious (30 brothers, 49 sisters), 8 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Korhogo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Marie-Daniel Dadiet (65)Archbishop Marie-Daniel Dadiet (65)Permalink
(2004.05.12 – 2017.10.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire)

Born:1952.09.09 (Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.10.11

Titular Bishop of Sitipa (1998.05.22 – 2002.10.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1998.05.22 – 2002.10.10)

Bishop of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (2002.10.10 – 2004.05.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (2003.09.25 – 2004.05.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (2004.05.12 – 2017.10.12)

Archbishop Marie-Daniel Dadiet (65)Bishop Marie-Daniel Dadiet (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.09.25 – 2004.05.12)

Archbishop Auguste NobouPermalink
(1994.12.19 – 2003.09.25)

Born:1928.01.29 (Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1959.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1972.01.09
Died:2006.10.12 († 78)

Bishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1971.10.15 – 1994.12.19)

President of Episcopal Conference of Côte d’Ivoire (1993 – 1999)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1994.12.19 – 2003.09.25)

Bishops of Korhogo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Auguste Nobou (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1971.10.15 – 1994.12.19)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Korhogo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Emile Durrheimer, S.M.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1947.10.17 – 1952.05.15)

Born:1909.06.09 (France)
Ordained Priest:1933.01.08
Consecrated Bishop:1952.08.16
Died:1994.03.12 († 84)

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1947.10.17 – 1952.05.15)

Titular Bishop of Achelous (1952.05.15 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (1952.05.15 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Katiola (Cote d’Ivoire) (1955.09.14 – 1977.07.07)

Fr. Louis Wach, S.M.A.Permalink
(1940.02.09 – 1947)

Died:1947

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1940.02.09 – 1947)

Fr. Joseph Diss, S.M.A.Permalink
(1921.07.08 – 1938)

Born:1878.01.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1901.07.07
Died:1938 († 60)

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1921.07.08 – 1938)

Fr. Pietro Maria Kernivinen, S.M.A.Permalink
(1911 – 1921)

Died:1921

Prefect Apostolic of Korhogo (Cote d’Ivoire) (1911 – 1921)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.12.14

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