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Diocese of

Koforidua

Ghana Ghana

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 18,600 km²

Population: 259,654 Catholics (10.2% of 2,557,650 total) (2018)

Statistics: 24 parishes, 15 missions, 93 priests (77 diocesan, 16 religious), 129 lay religious (48 brothers, 81 sisters), 39 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Accra

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.04.12 – ...):Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (66)Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Koforidua (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (66)Bishop Joseph Kwaku Afrifah-Agyekum (66)Permalink
(2006.04.12 – ...)

Bishop of Koforidua (Ghana)

Born:1954.12.22 (Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.01

Bishop of Koforidua (Ghana) (2006.04.12 – ...)

Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle (71)Bishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle (71) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1992.07.06 – 2005.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)
Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Omnibus omnia factus sum

Born:1950.06.15 (Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1976.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.06

Bishop of Koforidua (Ghana) (1992.07.06 – 2005.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana) (2005.03.30 – 2018.05.11)

Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference (2016.10.14 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana) (2018.05.11 – ...)


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