Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso

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The Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso (Latin: Archidioecesis Bobodiulassensis) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso.

History[edit]

  • December 15, 1927: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Bobo-Dioulasso from the Apostolic Vicariate of Bamako, Mali and the Apostolic Vicariate of Ouagadougou
  • March 9, 1937: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Bobo-Dioulasso
  • September 14, 1955: Promoted as Diocese of Bobo-Dioulasso
  • December 5, 2000: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso

Special churches[edit]

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Notre Dame de Lourdes in Bobo Dioulasso.

Leadership[edit]

  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Bobo-Dioulasso (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Bobo-Dioulasso (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso (Roman rite)
    • Bishop André-Joseph-Prosper Dupont, M. Afr.:1941.07.08–1955.09.14

Suffragan Diocese[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 11°10′41″N 4°18′11″W / 11.1781°N 4.3030°W / 11.1781; -4.3030