Diocese of Djougou

Bishop Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien of Djougou Diocese in Benin. Credit: Charles Ayetan/ACI Africa

Interreligious Dialogue “promising way of fostering tolerance”: Catholic Bishop in Benin

Aug 13, 2023

Interreligious dialogue is the only way to foster peace and tolerance between various faiths in Benin, Bishop Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien of Djougou Diocese in Benin has said.

Mons. Bernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien, appointed Bishop of Benin's Djougou Diocese by Pope Francis Saturday, 12 February 2022. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Superior of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales in Benin Appointed Bishop for Djougou

Feb 14, 2022

Pope Francis has appointed the Provincial Superior of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales (OSFS) in Benin as the Bishop for the country’s Diocese of Djougou, which has been vacant since March 2019 following the death of Bishop Paul Kouassivi Vieira.