Roman Catholic Diocese of Banjul

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Diocese of Banjul
Dioecesis Baniulensis
Location
Country  Gambia
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 10,403 km2 (4,017 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,787,000
42,400 (2.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Bishop-elect Gabriel Mendy, C.S.Sp.
Emeritus Bishops Robert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.
Michael Joseph Cleary, C.S.Sp.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Banjul (Latin: Baniulen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Banjul in the Gambia.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Banjul (Roman rite)
    • Bishop-elect Gabriel Mendy, C.S.Sp. (November 30, 2017 – ...)
    • Bishop Robert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp. (February 25, 2006 – November 30, 2017)
    • Bishop Michael Joseph Cleary, C.S.Sp. (January 24, 1981 – February 25, 2006)
    • Bishop Michael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. (May 9, 1974 – November 14, 1980)
  • Bishops of Bathurst in Gambia (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Michael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. (June 24, 1957 – May 9, 1974)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Bathurst in Gambia (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Michael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop) (1951 – June 24, 1957)
  • Ecclesiastical Superiors of Gambia (Roman Rite)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Missionnaires Spiritains, Anniversaires, Janvier". Congrégation du Saint-Esprit en France. Retrieved 26 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Delcourt, Jean (1976). Histoire religieuse du Sénégal. Dakar: Éditions Clairafrique. pp. 37–38. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 13°27′11″N 16°34′39″W / 13.4531°N 16.5775°W / 13.4531; -16.5775