Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ouagadougou

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Cathedral of Ouagadougou

The Archdiocese of Ouagadougou (Latin: Archidioecesis Uagaduguensis) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale de l’Immaculée Conception in Ouagadougou.

Leadership[edit]

    • Vicars Apostolic of Ouagadougou (Roman rite)
  • Joanny Thévenoud, M. Afr. † (8 Jul 1921 Appointed - 16 Sep 1949 Died)
  • Emile-Joseph Socquet, M. Afr. † (16 Sep 1949 Succeeded - 12 Jan 1960 Resigned)
    • Metropolitan Archbishops of Ouagadougou (Roman rite)
  • Paul Zoungrana, M. Afr. † (5 Apr 1960 Appointed - 10 Jun 1995 Retired)
  • Jean-Marie Untaani Compaoré (10 Jun 1995 Appointed - 13 May 2009 Retired)
  • Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo (13 May 2009 Appointed - )

Suffragan Diocese[edit]

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