Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Koupéla

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

History[edit]

  • 1956.02.20: Established as Diocese of Koupéla from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ouagadougou
  • 2000.12.05: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Koupéla

Special churches[edit]

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Notre Dame des Grâces in Koupéla.

Leadership[edit]

  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Koupéla (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Koupéla (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Séraphin François Rouamba: 1995.06.01 – 2000.12.05
    • Bishop Dieudonné Yougbaré 1956.02.29 – 1995.06.01

Suffragan Diocese[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 12°11′00″N 0°21′13″W / 12.1833°N 0.3536°W / 12.1833; -0.3536