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Diocese of

Ziguinchor

Senegal Senegal

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,339 km²

Population: 128,400 Catholics (22.8% of 564,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dakar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Banjul (↑), Kolda (→), Bissau (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 28 parishes, 1 mission, 102 priests (90 diocesan, 12 religious), 161 lay religious (47 brothers, 114 sisters), 23 seminarians (2015)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.01.25 – ...):Bishop Paul Abel Mamba (57)Bishop Paul Abel Mamba (57)

Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ziguinchor (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Abel Mamba (57)Bishop Paul Abel Mamba (57)Permalink
(2012.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal)
Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

Rien n’est impossible à Dieu

Born:1960.12.05 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1988.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:2012.04.21

Apostolic Administrator of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (2010 – 2012.01.25)

Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (2012.01.25 – ...)

Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau (2017.11.18 – ...)

Bishop Paul Abel Mamba (57)Fr. Paul Abel Mamba (57) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2010 – 2012.01.25)

Bishop Maixent ColyPermalink
(1995.10.23 – 2010.08.24)

Born:1949.09.10 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1980.12.30
Consecrated Bishop:1993.12.11
Died:2010.08.24 († 60)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1993.04.05 – 1995.10.23)

Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1995.10.23 – 2010.08.24)

Bishop Augustin SagnaPermalink
(1966.09.29 – 1995.10.23)

Omnia in Christo

Born:1920.10.23 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1950.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1967.01.15
Died:2012.12.12 († 92)

Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1966.09.29 – 1995.10.23)

Bishop Prosper Dodds, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1955.09.14 – 1966.02.15)

Born:1915.02.17 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1939.07.23
Consecrated Bishop:1952.10.26
Died:1973.01.12 († 57)

Prefect Apostolic of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1947.06.13 – 1952.07.10)

Titular Bishop of Bennefa (1952.07.10 – 1955.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1952.07.10 – 1955.09.14)

Bishop of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1955.09.14 – 1966.02.15)

Bishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal) (1966.02.15 – 1973.01.12)

Vicars Apostolic of Ziguinchor (Roman Rite)

Bishop Prosper Dodds, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1952.07.10 – 1955.09.14)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Ziguinchor (Roman Rite)

Fr. Prosper Dodds, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1947.06.13 – 1952.07.10)

(see above)

Fr. Giuseppe Fayec, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1939.05.31 – 1947)

Died:1947

Prefect Apostolic of Ziguinchor (Senegal) (1939.05.31 – 1947)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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