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  • Bono Region, Ghana

About The Diocese

Administration
Bishop: Most Rev. Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi
Vicar General: Very Rev. Fr. Thomas Oppong-Febiri
Chancellor: Very Rev. Fr. Clement Amankwah Yeboah
Financial Administrator: Very Rev. Fr. Raphael Amoako

Past and Present Ordinaries
James Kwadwo Owusu † (1 Mar 1973 Appointed – 28 Dec 2001 Died)
Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi (14 Apr 2003 Appointed – )

General Information
Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
Baptised: 201,356 (2021)
Erected: 1 March 1973
Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kumasi
Rite: Latin (or Roman)
Country: Ghana
Square Kilometers: 19,500 (7,531 Square Miles)
Official Web Site: https://cdsunyani.org/
Mailing Address: Catholic Secretariat, P.O. Box 450, Sunyani, Ghana
Telephone: (035)20.27.379

STATISTICS OF THE DIOCESE

No. of Baptized Catholics 201,356
No. of Diocesan Priests 110
No. of Ghanaian Priests 109
No. of Expatriate Priests 10
No. of Ghanaian Sisters 61
No. of Expatriate Sisters 40
No. of Ghanaian Brothers 26
No. of Expatriate Brothers 14
No. of Lay Missionaries –
No. of Catechists 662

Seminarians
No. of Minor Seminarians 211
No. of Major Seminarians 92

SCHOOLS & HOSPITALS

Schools Number Students
Kindergartens 149 14,014
Primary 152 34,642
Junior High School 122 14,122
Minor Seminary/SHS 7 5,032
Technical/Vocational 5 1,192
Nurses’ and Midwifery Training 2 970
College of Education 1 713
University 1 2,437

Hospitals and Clinics
Hospitals 3
Clinics 5
Pharmacy 1

                                  Historical Summary
DateEventFromTo
1 March 1973 Erected Diocese of KumasiDiocese of Sunyani (erected)
3 March 1995Territory LostDiocese of KumasiDiocese of Sunyani
24 Oct. 1997Territory LostDiocese of Sunyani Diocese of Goaso (erected)
17 Jan. 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Sunyani (from Cape Coast)
28 Dec. 2007Territory LostDiocese of SunyaniDiocese of Techiman (erected)