Roman Catholic Diocese of Sekondi–Takoradi

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sekondi–Takoradi (Latin: Sekondien(sis)–Takoradien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Sekondi-Takoradi in the Ecclesiastical province of Cape Coast in Ghana.

Diocese of Sekondi–Takoradi

Dioecesis Sekondiensis-Takoradiensis
Location
CountryGhana
MetropolitanCape Coast
Statistics
Area12,681 km2 (4,896 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,674,792
270,923 (16.2%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJohn Baptiste Attakruk

HistoryEdit

  • November 20, 1969: Established as Diocese of Sekondi–Takoradi from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cape Coast

Special churchesEdit

The Cathedral is Our Lady Star of the Sea Cathedral in Takoradi. The Pro-Cathedral is St. Paul’s Pro-Cathedral in Sekondi.

BishopsEdit

OrdinariesEdit

Other priest of this diocese who became bishopEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 4°54′06″N 1°45′20″W / 4.9018°N 1.7556°W / 4.9018; -1.7556