Roman Catholic Diocese of Yopougon

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Diocese of Yopougon
Dioecesis Yopugonensis
Location
Country Côte d'Ivoire
Metropolitan Abidjan
Statistics
Area 7,367 km2 (2,844 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
2,199,744
950,000 (43.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutie[1][2]

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yopougon (Latin: Yopugonen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Yopougon in the Ecclesiastical province of Abidjan in Côte d'Ivoire.

History[edit]

  • June 8, 1982: Established as Diocese of Yopougon from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Abidjan

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is the Cathédrale Saint-André in Yopougon.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Yopougon (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Laurent Akran Mandjo (June 8, 1982- 2015.11.28); Bishop Emeritus
    • Bishop Jean Salomon Lezoutie (2015.11.28 - Present); formerly, Coadjutor Bishop of the same Diocese

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Coordinates: 5°19′N 4°4′W / 5.317°N 4.067°W / 5.317; -4.067