Roman Catholic Diocese of Banjul

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Diocese of Banjul

Dioecesis Baniulensis
Location
Country Gambia
MetropolitanImmediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area10,403 km2 (4,017 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,787,000
42,400 (2.4%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopBishop Gabriel Mendy, C.S.Sp.
Emeritus BishopsRobert 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 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.

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