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Diocese of

Tambacounda

Senegal Senegal

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 59,602 km²

Population: 13,337 Catholics (1.6% of 857,925 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dakar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kolda (↙), Banjul (↙), Kaolack (←), Saint-Louis du Sénégal (↖), Nouakchott (↑), Kayes (→), Conakry (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 10 parishes, 1 mission, 28 priests (18 diocesan, 10 religious), 41 lay religious (12 brothers, 29 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2017.08.05 – ...):Bishop Jean-Pierre Bassène (66)Bishop Jean-Pierre Bassène (66)

Bishop of Kolda (Senegal)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tambacounda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Pierre Bassène (66)Bishop Jean-Pierre Bassène (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.05 – ...)

Bishop Jean-Noël Diouf (71)Bishop Jean-Noël Diouf (71)Permalink
(1989.04.17 – 2017.08.05)

Bishop emeritus of Tambacounda (Senegal)

Born:1946.10.01 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1972.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1989.11.12

Bishop of Tambacounda (Senegal) (1989.04.17 – 2017.08.05)

President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau (2005 – 2012.10)

Prefects Apostolic of Tambacounda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre Sagna, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1986 – 1989.04.17)

Fr. Clément Cailleau, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1970.08.13 – 1986.04.24)

Born:1923 (France)
Ordained Priest:1951
Died:2011.07.21 († 88)

Prefect Apostolic of Tambacounda (Senegal) (1970.08.13 – 1986.04.24)


as of 2017.12.14

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