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Diocese of

Nouna

Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,000 km²

Population: 63,841 Catholics (8.6% of 741,582 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bobo-Dioulasso

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 9 parishes, 32 priests (diocesan), 37 lay religious (13 brothers, 24 sisters), 12 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.04.14 – ...):Bishop Joseph Sama (71)Bishop Joseph Sama (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Sama (71)Bishop Joseph Sama (71)Permalink
(2000.04.14 – ...)

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso)

Je suis parmi vous comme celui qui sert

Born:1947.10.12 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2000.10.28

Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso) (2000.04.14 – ...)

Bishops of Nouna–Dédougou (Roman Rite)

Bishop Zéphyrin ToéPermalink
(1973.07.05 – 2000.04.14)

Perficere omnia in Christo

Born:1928.12.30 (Burkina Faso)
Ordained Priest:1958.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.11.25
Died:2013.11.25 († 84)

Bishop of Nouna–Dédougou (Burkina Faso) (1973.07.05 – 2000.04.14)

Bishop of Dédougou (Burkina Faso) (2000.04.14 – 2005.06.04)

Bishops of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr.Permalink
(1955.09.14 – 1973.07.05)

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)

Vicars Apostolic of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr.Permalink
(1951.10.18 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Nouna (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1947.10.17 – 1951.10.18)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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