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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dakar

Cathédrale Notre Dame des Victoires, the seat of the archbishop
Map of the Archdiocese of Dakar.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dakar (Latin: Dakaren(sis)) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Dakar in Senegal.[1]

HistoryEdit

Special churchesEdit

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Notre Dame des Victoires in Dakar. There is a Minor Basilica at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Délivrance in Poponguine.

OrdinariesEdit

Vicars Apostolic of SenegambiaEdit

  • Magloire-Désiré Barthet (1889-1898)
  • Joachim-Pierre Buléon, C.S.Sp. (1899-1900)
  • François-Nicolas-Alphonse Kunemann, C.S.Sp. (1901-1908)
  • Hyacinthe-Joseph Jalabert, C.S.Sp. (1909-1920)
  • Louis Le Hunsec, C.S.Sp. (1920-1926), appointed Superior General of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit

Vicar Apostolic of DakarEdit

Archbishops of DakarEdit

Suffragan DioceseEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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