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Diocese of

Obala

Cameroon Cameroon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,849 km²

Population: 524,608 Catholics (60.3% of 870,140 total) (2017)

Statistics: 62 parishes, 1 mission, 123 priests (92 diocesan, 31 religious), 251 lay religious (179 brothers, 72 sisters), 78 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Yaoundé

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.12.03 – ...):Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (54)Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Obala (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (54)Bishop Sosthène Léopold Bayemi Matjei (54)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 2019.11.30

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