Roman Catholic Diocese of Sunyani

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sunyani (Latin: Sunyanien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Sunyani in the Ecclesiastical province of Kumasi in Ghana.

Diocese of Sunyani

Dioecesis Konongensis-Mamponganus
Location
CountryGhana
MetropolitanKumasi
Statistics
Area6,408 km2 (2,474 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,995,893
177,381 (8.9%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopMatthew Kwasi Gyamfi

HistoryEdit

  • March 1, 1973: Established as Diocese of Sunyani from the Diocese of Kumasi

Special churchesEdit

The Cathedral is Christ the King Cathedral in Sunyani.

BishopsEdit

  • Bishops of Sunyani (Roman rite)
    • Bishop James Kwadwo Owusu (1973.03.01 – 2001.12.28)
    • Bishop Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi (since 2003.04.14)

Other priests of this diocese who became bishopsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 7°35′01″N 1°56′09″W / 7.5837°N 1.9358°W / 7.5837; -1.9358