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Diocese of

Lokossa

Benin Benin

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,009 km²

Population: 177,315 Catholics (12.2% of 1,456,400 total) (2018)

Statistics: 57 parishes, 1 mission, 127 priests (diocesan), 156 lay religious (4 brothers, 152 sisters), 40 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cotonou

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.07.05 – ...):Bishop Victor Agbanou (75)Bishop Victor Agbanou (75)

President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lokossa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor Agbanou (75)Bishop Victor Agbanou (75)Permalink
(2000.07.05 – ...)

Bishop of Lokossa (Benin)
President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Donne-moi pitié

Born:1945.12.23 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1974.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:2000.11.04

Bishop of Lokossa (Benin) (2000.07.05 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Benin (2016.10.26 – ...)

Bishop Robert SastrePermalink
(1972.03.02 – 2000.01.16)

Born:1926.06.07 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1972.08.06
Died:2000.01.16 († 73)

Bishop of Lokossa (Benin) (1972.03.02 – 2000.01.16)

Bishop Christophe Adimou (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1968.03.11 – 1971.06.28)

Born:1916.01.12 (Benin)
Ordained Priest:1951.01.14
Consecrated Bishop:1968.07.25
Died:1998.07.08 († 82)

Bishop of Lokossa (Benin) (1968.03.11 – 1971.06.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin) (1971.06.28 – 1990.12.27)

President of Episcopal Conference of Benin (1972 – 1991)


as of 2021.06.22

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