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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Niamey

Niger Niger

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 200,000 km²

Population: 19,700 Catholics (0.2% of 8,039,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Maradi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mopti (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 parishes, 3 missions, 33 priests (18 diocesan, 15 religious), 84 lay religious (20 brothers, 64 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.10.11 – ...):Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (50)Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (50)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Niamey (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (50)Archbishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo (50)Permalink
(2014.10.11 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger)

Il y a plus de bonheur à donner qu’à recevoir

Born:1967.01.01 (Niger)
Ordained Priest:1997.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:2013.06.09

Titular Bishop of Buffada (2013.01.26 – 2014.10.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (2013.01.26 – 2014.10.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger) (2014.10.11 – ...)

Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (65)Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (65)Permalink
(2007.06.25 – 2014.10.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Niamey (Niger)

Qu’il grandisse et que je diminue

Born:1951.10.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.26

Titular Bishop of Aulon (1999.05.18 – 2003.01.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (1999.05.18 – 2003.01.25)

Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (2003.01.25 – 2007.06.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger) (2007.06.25 – 2014.10.11)

Bishops of Niamey (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (65)Bishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A. (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2003.01.25 – 2007.06.25)

(see above)

Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R. (80)Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R. (80)Permalink
(1997.03.03 – 2003.01.25)

Bishop emeritus of Niamey (Niger)

Born:1937.06.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1964.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1984.09.30

Titular Bishop of Caput Cilla (1984.06.25 – 1997.03.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Niamey (Niger) (1984.06.25 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (1997.03.03 – 2003.01.25)

Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R. (80)Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R. (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1984.06.25 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop Marie-Jean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Berlier, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1961.03.21 – 1984.06.25)

Faire la verité mais avec l’amour

Born:1919.03.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1946.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.21
Died:1992.09.22 († 73)

Bishop of Niamey (Niger) (1961.03.21 – 1984.06.25)

Prefects Apostolic of Niamey (Roman Rite)

Fr. Constant Quillard, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1948.07.15 – 1961)

Died:1961

Prefect Apostolic of Niamey (Niger) (1948.07.15 – 1961)

Fr. François Faroud, S.M.A.Permalink
(1942.05.01 – 1948.05.21)

Born:1885.07.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1910.11.13
Died:1963.09.05 († 78)

Prefect Apostolic of Niamey (Niger) (1942.05.01 – 1948.05.21)

Prefect Apostolic of Parakou (Benin) (1948.05.21 – 1956)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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