Roman Catholic Diocese of Yendi

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yendi (Latin: Yenden(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Yendi in the Ecclesiastical province of Tamale in Ghana.

Diocese of Yendi

Dioecesis Yendensis
Location
CountryGhana
MetropolitanTamale
Statistics
Area19,160 km2 (7,400 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
625,603
6,847 (1.1%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVincent Sowah Boi-Nai, S.V.D.

HistoryEdit

  • March 16, 1999: Established as Diocese of Yendi from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tamale

Special churchesEdit

The Cathedral is the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes in Yendi.

LeadershipEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 9°26′41″N 0°01′00″W / 9.4448°N 0.0167°W / 9.4448; -0.0167