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Diocese of

Obala

Cameroon Cameroon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,849 km²

Population: 548,629 Catholics (64.8% of 846,128 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Yaoundé

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 60 parishes, 5 missions, 108 priests (84 diocesan, 24 religious), 234 lay religious (160 brothers, 74 sisters), 79 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.12.03 – ...):Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (53)Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Obala (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (53)Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (53)Permalink
(2009.12.03 – ...)

Bishop of Obala (Cameroon)

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Born:1964.12.26 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1994.02.12
Consecrated Bishop:2010.02.02

Bishop of Obala (Cameroon) (2009.12.03 – ...)

Bishop Jérôme Owono-MimboePermalink
(1987.07.03 – 2009.12.03)

Born:1933.02.04 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1962.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1987.09.06
Died:2016.07.15 († 83)

Bishop of Obala (Cameroon) (1987.07.03 – 2009.12.03)


as of 2018.11.07

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