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Diocese of

Mopti

Mali Mali

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 896,384 km²

Population: 44,260 Catholics (1.2% of 3,613,420 total) (2017)

Statistics: 6 parishes, 26 priests (23 diocesan, 3 religious), 31 lay religious (3 brothers, 28 sisters), 6 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bamako

Neighbouring Dioceses: San (↙), Ségou (←), Nouakchott (↖), Laghouat (↑), Maradi (↗), Niamey (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.03.27 – ...):Bishop Jean-Baptiste Tiama (65)Bishop Jean-Baptiste Tiama (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mopti (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste Tiama (65)Bishop Jean-Baptiste Tiama (65)Permalink
(2020.03.27 – ...)

Bishop of Mopti (Mali)

Born:1955 (Mali)
Ordained Priest:1984.01.07
Consecrated Bishop:1999.02.13

Bishop of Sikasso (Mali) (1998.11.05 – 2020.03.27)

President of Episcopal Conference of Mali (2009.04 – 2017.03)

Bishop of Mopti (Mali) (2020.03.27 – ...)

Bishop Georges FonghoroPermalink
(1999.08.30 – 2016.09.22)

Born:1958.06.30 (Mali)
Ordained Priest:1987.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:2000.01.08
Died:2016.09.22 († 58)

Bishop of Mopti (Mali) (1999.08.30 – 2016.09.22)

Cardinal Jean Zerbo (76)Bishop Jean Zerbo (76) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1994.12.19 – 1998.06.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Tuscolana
Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamako (Mali)

Intendants des mystères de Dieu

Born:1943.12.27 (Ségou, Mali)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1988.11.20
Created Cardinal:2017.06.28

Titular Bishop of Accia (1988.06.21 – 1994.12.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bamako (Mali) (1988.06.21 – 1994.12.19)

Bishop of Mopti (Mali) (1994.12.19 – 1998.06.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamako (Mali) (1998.06.27 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Tuscolana (2017.06.28 [2017.11.12] – ...)

Bishop Georges Biard, M. Afr.Permalink
(1964.09.29 – 1988.04.12)

Born:1924.11.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1950.02.01
Consecrated Bishop:1965.02.02
Died:2003.10.31 († 78)

Bishop of Mopti (Mali) (1964.09.29 – 1988.04.12)

Prefects Apostolic of Gao (Roman Rite)

Fr. Renato Landru, M. Afr.Permalink
(1950.07.10 – 1964)

Born: (France)
Died:1964

Prefect Apostolic of Gao (Mali) (1950.07.10 – 1964)

Fr. Pierre Louis Leclerc, M. Afr. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1947.10.17 – 1949.12.25)

Born:1905.03.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1932.10.06
Consecrated Bishop:1950.03.25
Died:1983.11.23 († 78)

Prefect Apostolic of Gao (Mali) (1947.10.17 – 1949.12.25)

Titular Bishop of Sassura (1949.12.25 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Bamako (Mali) (1949.12.25 – 1955.09.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamako (Mali) (1955.09.14 – 1962.03.10)

Archbishop-Bishop of Ségou (Mali) (1962.03.10 – 1974.07.01)

Fr. Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1942.08.05 – 1947.10.17)

Born:1901.05.19 (France)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1952.02.02
Died:1990.05.08 († 88)

Prefect Apostolic of Gao (Mali) (1942.08.05 – 1947.10.17)

Prefect Apostolic of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1947.10.17 – 1951.10.18)

Titular Bishop of Botriana (1951.10.18 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1951.10.18 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (1955.09.14 – 1973.07.05)


as of 2020.06.16

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