Diocese of Bissau

The flag of Guinea-Bissau. Credit:

Human Rights Entity in Guinea-Bissau Denounces Threats against Catholic Priest

Jan 9, 2022

The leadership of the Guinean Human Rights League (LGDH) has, in a statement, denounced reported threats against a Catholic Priest for allegedly criticizing the country's President, Umaro Sissoco Embaló.

Bishop José Lampra Cà, appointed Bishop of Guinea-Bissau's Diocese of Bissau. Credit: Vatican Media

Auxiliary Bishop of Guinea-Bissau’s Bissau Diocese Appointed Local Ordinary

Dec 10, 2021

The Auxiliary Bishop of Guinea-Bissau who has been serving at the Apostolic Administrator of the same Episcopal See has been appointed the Local Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese that is headquartered in the capital city of the West African nation.

Our Lady of the Nativity Sanctuary, Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau. Credit: Public Domain

Annual National Marian Pilgrimage in Guinea-Bissau Canceled, Pilgrims to Pray in Parishes

Nov 28, 2021

The annual national Marian pilgrimage in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau that had been scheduled to take place next month has been canceled, Catholic Church officials in the country have announced, citing a surge in reported cases of COVID-19.

Bishop José Câmnate na Bissign, the first native Bishop in Guinea-Bissau whose resignation became official on Saturday, July 11.

The Resignation of the First Native Bishop in Guinea-Bissau

Jul 14, 2020

Bishop José Câmnate na Bissign whose resignation became official on Saturday, July 11 was the first native Bishop in Guinea-Bissau.