Roman Catholic Diocese of Diébougou

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Diébougou (Latin: Dioecesis Diebuguensis) is a diocese located in the city of Diébougou in the Ecclesiastical province of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso.

History[edit]

  • October 18, 1968: Established as Diocese of Diébougou from the then-Diocese of Bobo-Dioulasso
  • November 30, 2011: Territory is taken from the Diocese by Pope Benedict XVI to establish the newly erected Roman Catholic Diocese of Gaoua, which also becomes suffragan to the Archdiocese of Bobo-Dioulasso (the first Bishop-elect of the new Diocese is the Diocese of Diébougou's current Vicar General, Rev. Kambou Modeste)

Special churches[edit]

The cathedral is the Cathédrale Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul in Diébougou.

Leadership[edit]

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Coordinates: 10°58′04″N 3°14′47″W / 10.9679°N 3.2465°W / 10.9679; -3.2465