Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Niamey
The Archdiocese of Niamey is a Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Niger. It is based in the capital city of Niamey and was erected on 28 April 1942. Pope Benedict XVI made it an archdiocese in June 2007. It performs the Latin Rite and covers approximately 20,000 km (77,250 sq. miles). As of 2004, the diocese population was about 5,880,000 with 0.3% Catholic. 29 priests were in the Diocese for a ratio of 517 Catholics per Priest. Michel Christian Cartatéguy has been the head of the archdiocese since January 2003.
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