Roman Catholic Diocese of Bangassou

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bangassou (Latin: Bangassuen(sis)) is a diocese in Bangassou in the Ecclesiastical province of Bangui in the Central African Republic.

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History

  • June 14, 1954: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Bangassou from the Apostolic Vicariate of Bangui
  • February 10, 1964: Promoted as Diocese of Bangassou

Leadership

  • Bishops of Bangassou (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Juan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.I. (since 2000.12.21)
    • Bishop Antoine Marie Maanicus, C.S.Sp. (1964.02.10 – 2000.12.21)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Bangassou (Roman rite)
    • Fr. Martin Bodewes, C.S.Sp. (1955 – 1964)

See also

Roman Catholicism in the Central African Republic

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