Roman Catholic Diocese of Obuasi

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Diocese of Obuasi
Dioecesis Konongensis-Mamponganus
Location
Country Ghana
Metropolitan Kumasi
Statistics
Area 6,350 km2 (2,450 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
934,808
93,687 (10.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop sede vacante

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Obuasi (Latin: Obuasien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Obuasi in the Ecclesiastical province of Kumasi in Ghana.

History[edit]

  • March 3, 1995: Established as Diocese of Obuasi from the Diocese of Kumasi

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is Cathedral of St. Thomas in Obuasi.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Obuasi (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Thomas Kwaku Mensah (March 3, 1995 - March 26, 2008)
    • Bishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye (March 26, 2008 - May 15, 2012)
    • Bishop John Yaw Afoakwa, (22 November 2014 - )

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 6°11′59″N 1°40′07″W / 6.1998°N 1.6687°W / 6.1998; -1.6687