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Diocese of

Sangmélima

Cameroon Cameroon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 20,254 km²

Population: 91,608 Catholics (46.8% of 195,781 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Yaoundé

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 29 parishes, 1 mission, 36 priests (26 diocesan, 10 religious), 44 lay religious (11 brothers, 33 sisters), 33 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.12.04 – ...):Bishop Christophe Zoa (57)Bishop Christophe Zoa (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sangmélima (Roman Rite)

Bishop Christophe Zoa (57)Bishop Christophe Zoa (57)Permalink
(2008.12.04 – ...)

Bishop of Sangmélima (Cameroon)

L’amour ne passera jamais

Born:1961.06.10 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1991.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:2007.02.03

Titular Bishop of Hilta (2006.11.30 – 2008.12.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Yaoundé (Cameroon) (2006.11.30 – 2008.12.04)

Bishop of Sangmélima (Cameroon) (2008.12.04 – ...)

Bishop Raphaël Marie ZePermalink
(1992.01.23 – 2008.12.04)

Pais mes brébis

Born:1932.11.04 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1962.04.29
Consecrated Bishop:1992.04.25
Died:2011.09.06 († 78)

Bishop of Sangmélima (Cameroon) (1992.01.23 – 2008.12.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Ebolowa–Kribi (Cameroon) (2002 – 2004.10.15)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste AmaPermalink
(1983.07.22 – 1991.05.20)

Born:1926.08.20 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.02
Died:2004.02.29 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Accia (1974.12.12 – 1983.07.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Yaoundé (Cameroon) (1974.12.12 – 1983.07.22)

Bishop of Sangmélima (Cameroon) (1983.07.22 – 1991.05.20)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (1991 – 1994)

Bishop of Ebolowa–Kribi (Cameroon) (1991.05.20 – 2002.03.15)

Bishop Pierre-Célestin NkouPermalink
(1963.01.18 – 1983.05.16)

Born:1927.11.08 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1956.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:1963.06.02
Died:1983.05.16 († 55)

Bishop of Sangmélima (Cameroon) (1963.01.18 – 1983.05.16)


as of 2018.11.07

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