Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Constitutional democracy in west Africa. Extremely poor with a great inequality in income distribution. The majority of the six million inhabitants are Muslim; about 10% are Christian, about a third of them Catholic. Evangelization was entrusted to the Fathers of the Holy Ghost of Norwalk, Connecticut, who established a Vicariate Apostolic in 1858. Ecclesiastically, the country is governed by the archdiocese of

  • Freetown and Bo

and the dioceses of

  • Kenema
  • Makeni
Published in: on 10 March 2007 at 3:53 pm  Leave a Comment  

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