Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ouagadougou

White Fathers Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Archdiocese of Ouagadougou

Archidioecesis Uagaduguensis
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Cathedral of Ouagadougou
Location
Country Burkina Faso
TerritoryKadiogo Province
Ecclesiastical provinceOuagadougou
MetropolitanOuagadougou
Coordinates12°21′43″N 1°31′37″W / 12.3619°N 1.5270°W / 12.3619; -1.5270Coordinates: 12°21′43″N 1°31′37″W / 12.3619°N 1.5270°W / 12.3619; -1.5270
Statistics
Area9,600 km2 (3,700 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2017[1])
2,921,460
989,125 (33.9%)
Parishes31
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established9 September 1955
CathedralCathédrale de l’Immaculée Conception, Ouagadougou
Secular priests233
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopCardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouédraogo
Auxiliary BishopsBishop Médard Léopold Ouédraogo

The Archdiocese of Ouagadougou (Latin: Archidioecesis Uagaduguensis) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

History

Cathedral

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale de l’Immaculée Conception in Ouagadougou.

Bishops

Ordinaries

Apostolic Vicars of Ouagadougou
Archbishops of Ouagadougou

Coadjutor vicars apostolic

Auxiliary bishops

Other priest of this diocese who became bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

References