Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand-Bassam

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Diocese of Grand-Bassam
Dioecesis Bassam Maioris
Location
Country Côte d'Ivoire
Metropolitan Abidjan
Statistics
Area 8,354 km2 (3,225 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
962,886
230,841 (24.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Paul Dacoury-Tabley

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand-Bassam (Latin: Bassam Maioris) is a diocese located in the city of Grand-Bassam in the Ecclesiastical province of Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire.

History[edit]

  • June 8, 1982: Established as Diocese of Grand-Bassam from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is the Cathédrale Sacré Cœur in Grand-Bassam.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Grand-Bassam (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Paul Dacoury-Tabley (since 1994.12.19)
    • Bishop Joseph Akichi (1982.06.08 – 1993.04.05)

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