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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Koupéla

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 7,181 km²

Population: 227,561 Catholics (27.5% of 828,234 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Dori, Fada N’Gourma, Kaya, Tenkodogo

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 10 parishes, 223 missions, 57 priests (55 diocesan, 2 religious), 88 lay religious (5 brothers, 83 sisters), 35 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2000.12.05 – ...):Archbishop Séraphin François Rouamba (76)Archbishop Séraphin François Rouamba (76)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Koupéla (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Séraphin François Rouamba (76)Archbishop Séraphin François Rouamba (76)Permalink
(2000.12.05 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Koupéla (Burkina Faso)

Nos autem servos vestros per Jesum

Born:1942 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.21

Bishop of Koupéla (Burkina Faso) (1995.06.01 – 2000.12.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Koupéla (Burkina Faso) (2000.12.05 – ...)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger (2007.05 – 2013.11)

Bishops of Koupéla (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Séraphin François Rouamba (76)Bishop Séraphin François Rouamba (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.06.01 – 2000.12.05)

(see above)

Bishop Dieudonné YougbaréPermalink
(1956.02.29 – 1995.06.01)

Yahvé est mon rocher

Born:1917.02.16 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1945.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1956.07.08
Died:2011.11.04 († 94)

Bishop of Koupéla (Burkina Faso) (1956.02.29 – 1995.06.01)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Burkina Faso and Niger (1976 – 1982)

President of Regional Episcopal Conferences of Western Francophone Africa (1983 – 1986)


as of 2018.11.07

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