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Diocese of

Navrongo–Bolgatanga

Ghana Ghana

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Navrongo–Bolgatanga / Navrongen(sis)–Bolgatangan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tamale

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.04.05 – ...):Bishop Alfred Agyenta (64)Bishop Alfred Agyenta (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfred Agyenta (64)Bishop Alfred Agyenta (64)
(2011.04.05 – ...)

Bishop of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Ghana)

Duc in altum

Born:1959.01.20 (Wiagha, Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1988.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:2011.06.29

Bishop of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Ghana) (2011.04.05 – ...)

Bishop Lucas Abadamloora
(1994.03.14 – 2009.12.23)

Born:1938.12.22 (Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1968.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1994.06.29
Died:2009.12.23 († 71)

Bishop of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Ghana) (1994.03.14 – 2009.12.23)

President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference (2005.07 – 2009.12.23)

Bishop Rudolph A. Akanlu
(1977.05.30 – 1994.03.14)

Born:1922.09.22 (Ghana)
Ordained Priest:1950.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1973.03.31
Died:2001.07.07 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Fallaba (1972.11.16 – 1973.04.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Navrongo (Ghana) (1972.11.16 – 1973.04.13)

Bishop of Navrongo (Ghana) (1973.04.13 – 1977.05.30)

Bishop of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Ghana) (1977.05.30 – 1994.03.14)

Bishops of Navrongo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rudolph A. Akanlu
(1973.04.13 – 1977.05.30)

(see above)

Bishop Gerard Bertrand, M. Afr.
(1957.04.12 – 1973.04.13)

Salus afrorum

Born:1911.01.27 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1938.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1948.10.20
Died:1976.01.23 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Abitinæ (1948.06.10 – 1950.04.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Navrongo (Ghana) (1948.06.10 – 1950.04.18)

Bishop of Tamale (Ghana) (1950.04.18 – 1957.04.12)

Bishop of Navrongo (Ghana) (1957.04.12 – 1973.04.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Navrongo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gerard Bertrand, M. Afr.
(1948.06.10 – 1950.04.18)

(see above)

Bishop Oscar Morin, M. Afr.
(1934.02.26 – 1948)

Totus tuus sum ego

Born:1878.12.24 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1905.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1934.04.19
Died:1952.04.06 († 73)

Prefect Apostolic of Navrongo (Ghana) (1926 – 1934.02.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Navrongo (Ghana) (1934.02.26 – 1948)

Titular Bishop of Uthina (1934.02.26 – 1952.04.06)

Prefects Apostolic of Navrongo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Oscar Morin, M. Afr. (later Bishop)
(1926 – 1934.02.26)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 17,914 km²

Population: 376,200 Catholics (16.6% of 2,265,570 total) (2020)

Statistics: 24 parishes, 73 priests (58 diocesan, 15 religious), 61 lay religious (30 brothers, 31 sisters), 32 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Seven Sorrows

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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