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Diocese of

Oyem

Gabon Gabon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 44,540 km²

Population: 105,000 Catholics (59.3% of 177,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Libreville

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 8 parishes, 30 priests (28 diocesan, 2 religious), 14 lay religious (4 brothers, 10 sisters), 12 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.02.17 – ...):Bishop Jean-Vincent Ondo Eyene (56)Bishop Jean-Vincent Ondo Eyene (56)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Gabon

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oyem (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Vincent Ondo Eyene (56)Bishop Jean-Vincent Ondo Eyene (56)Permalink
(2000.02.17 – ...)

Bishop of Oyem (Gabon)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Gabon

Born:1960.01.22 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1990.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2000.05.07

Bishop of Oyem (Gabon) (2000.02.17 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Gabon (2014.07.11 – ...)

Archbishop Basile Mvé Engone, S.D.B. (75)Bishop Basile Mvé Engone, S.D.B. (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1982.08.23 – 1998.04.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Libreville (Gabon)
Apostolic Administrator of Franceville (Gabon)

Born:1941.05.30 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.24

Coadjutor Bishop of Oyem (Gabon) (1980.04.24 – 1982.08.23)

Bishop of Oyem (Gabon) (1982.08.23 – 1998.04.03)

President of Episcopal Conference of Gabon (1989 – 2005)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of the Central Africa Region (1994 – 1997)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Libreville (Gabon) (1998.04.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Franceville (Gabon) (2016.04.04 – ...)

Bishop François NdongPermalink
(1969.05.29 – 1982.08.23)

Born:1906 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1961.07.02
Died:1989.11.18 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Raphanea (1960.11.15 – 1969.05.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Libreville (Gabon) (1960.11.15 – 1969.05.29)

Bishop of Oyem (Gabon) (1969.05.29 – 1982.08.23)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.06.23

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