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Diocese of

Yopougon

Cote d’Ivoire Cote d’Ivoire

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,011 km²

Population: 994,000 Catholics (47.5% of 2,092,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Abidjan

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 54 parishes, 188 priests (137 diocesan, 51 religious), 2 deacons, 188 lay religious (104 brothers, 84 sisters), 114 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.11.28 – ...):Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutié (60)Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutié (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Yopougon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutié (60)Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutié (60)Permalink
(2015.11.28 – ...)

Bishop of Yopougon (Cote d’Ivoire)

Born:1958.04.08 (Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1989.07.23
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.08

Bishop of Odienné (Cote d’Ivoire) (2005.07.29 – 2009.01.03)

Coadjutor Bishop of Yopougon (Cote d’Ivoire) (2009.01.03 – 2015.11.28)

Bishop of Yopougon (Cote d’Ivoire) (2015.11.28 – ...)

Bishop Laurent Akran Mandjo (78)Bishop Laurent Akran Mandjo (78)Permalink
(1982.06.08 – 2015.11.28)

Bishop emeritus of Yopougon (Cote d’Ivoire)

Non ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1940.11.05 (Cote d’Ivoire)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1982.09.18

Bishop of Yopougon (Cote d’Ivoire) (1982.06.08 – 2015.11.28)

President of Episcopal Conference of Côte d’Ivoire (2005.07 – 2008.06)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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