- Roman Catholicism in Côte d'Ivoire
The Catholic Church in
Côte d'Ivoireis part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Popeand curiain Rome.
The Catholic Church is the world's largest Christian Church, and its largest religious grouping. There are an estimated 2.8 million baptised Catholics in Côte d'Ivoire, 17% of the population, in 14
Dioceses. There are 800 priests and 1,500 men and women in religious orders.
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukroin Yamoussoukro, is the largest church in the world, larger even than St. Peter's Basilicain Rome.Within Côte d'Ivoire the hierarchy consists of:
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