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Pope Francis Erects New Diocese and Names Bishop in West African Country of Guinea

Msgr. Moïse Tinguiano was appointed bishop of the newly erected Diocese of Boké in Guinea on Feb. 22.

New Diocese of Boké in the West African country of Guinea comes from territory previously under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Conakry. There will be six parishes, 11 diocesan priests, one religious priest, four seminarians, and 12 religious sisters.