Roman Catholic Diocese of Yokadouma

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yokadouma (Latin: Yokaduman(a)) is a suffragan Latin diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan of Bertoua in Eastern Cameroon, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Cathédrale Marie Reine de la Paix, dedicated to Our Lady Queen of Peace, in the city of Yokadouma.

History edit

It was established on May 20, 1991 on territory split off from the Diocese of Bertoua.

Statistics edit

As per 2014, it pastorally served 20,050 Catholics (13.6% of 147,054 total) on 30,467 km2 in 14 parishes with 21 priests (16 diocesan, 5 religious), 38 lay religious (6 brothers, 32 sisters) and 5 seminarians.

Episcopal ordinaries edit

(all Roman rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Yokadouma:

See also edit

Sources and external links edit

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