Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bouaké

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bouaké (Latin: Buaken(sis)) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Bouaké in Côte d'Ivoire.

History[edit]

  • 1951.05.17: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Bouaké from the Apostolic Vicariate of Abidjan
  • 1955.09.14: Promoted as Diocese of Bouaké
  • 1994.12.19: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bouaké

Special churches[edit]

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Sainte Thérèse in Bouaké.

Leadership[edit]

  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Bouaké (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Bouaké (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Bouaké (Roman rite)
    • Bishop André-Pierre Duirat, S.M.A. (1951.10.26 – 1955.09.14)

Suffragan Diocese[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 7°41′N 5°1′W / 7.683°N 5.017°W / 7.683; -5.017