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Diocese of

Thiès

Senegal Senegal

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,055 km²

Population: 57,397 Catholics (2.2% of 2,650,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dakar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Dakar (←), Saint-Louis du Sénégal (↑), Kaolack (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 25 parishes, 2 missions, 65 priests (61 diocesan, 4 religious), 178 lay religious (72 brothers, 106 sisters), 20 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.01.18 – ...):Bishop André Gueye (49)Bishop André Gueye (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Thiès (Roman Rite)

Bishop André Gueye (49)Bishop André Gueye (49)Permalink
(2013.01.18 – ...)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal)

In ipso vita et lux / En lui la vie et la lumière

Born:1967.01.06 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.25

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal) (2013.01.18 – ...)

Bishop Jacques SarrPermalink
(1986.10.17 – 2011.01.18)

Ma lumière et mon salut, c’est le Seigneur

Born:1934.10.11 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.01
Died:2011.01.18 († 76)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal) (1986.10.17 – 2011.01.18)

Bishop François-Xavier DionePermalink
(1969.02.06 – 1985.02.04)

Fides et labor

Born:1919.06 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.18
Consecrated Bishop:1969.05.15
Died:1985.02.04 († 65)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal) (1969.02.06 – 1985.02.04)


as of 2016.04.24

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