Roman Catholic Diocese of Buéa

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Diocese of Buea
Dioecesis Bueaensis
Location
Country Cameroon
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bamenda
Statistics
Area 13,410 km2 (5,180 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
950,000
289,542 (30.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Emmanuel Bushu

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buea (Latin: Bueaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Buea in the Ecclesiastical province of Bamenda in Cameroon.

History[edit]

  • June 12, 1923: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Buea from Apostolic Vicariate of Cameroun
  • March 15, 1939: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Buea
  • April 18, 1950: Promoted as Diocese of Buea

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Coordinates: 4°09′24″N 9°14′04″E / 4.1566°N 9.2344°E / 4.1566; 9.2344