Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso

The Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso (Latin: Archidioecesis Bobodiulassensis) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso.

HistoryEdit

  • December 15, 1927: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Bobo-Dioulasso from the Apostolic Vicariate of Bamako, Mali and the Apostolic Vicariate of Ouagadougou
  • March 9, 1937: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Bobo-Dioulasso
  • September 14, 1955: Promoted as Diocese of Bobo-Dioulasso
  • December 5, 2000: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso

Special churchesEdit

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Notre Dame de Lourdes in Bobo Dioulasso.

BishopsEdit

Ordinaries, in reverse chronological orderEdit

Other priests of this diocese who became bishopsEdit

Suffragan DiocesesEdit

See alsoEdit

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Coordinates: 11°10′41″N 4°18′11″W / 11.1781°N 4.3030°W / 11.1781; -4.3030