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The Diocesan Bishop of Wiawso, Most Rev. Joseph Francis Kweku Essien in consultation with the College of Consultors, on 30th September 2020, has issued a decree altering the existing Bibiani Deanery.

The new Deanery, namely, Wiawso Deanery has been created out of the existing Bibiani Deanery, bringing the total number of Deaneries in the  Diocese  to five. They are: Bibiani, Wiawso, Asafo, Adjoafua and Enchi Deaneries.

The Parishes making up the Wiawso Deanery are:
St. Joseph Cathedral, Wiawso
St. Mary Parish, Dwinase
St. Andrew Parish, Aboduam
St. John the Baptist Rectorate, Datano
St. Joseph Parish, Nsawora

The Parishes making up the Bibiani Deanery are:
St. Teresa Parish, Bibiani
Christ the King Parish, Kyekyewere
St. Anthony Parish, Chirano
St. Francis Xavier Parish, Awaso
Immaculate Conception Rectorate, Atronsu
St. Benedict Parish, Bekwai


The Catholic Diocese of Wiawso created out of the Catholic Diocese of Sekondi-Takoradi  on 22nd December,  1999  with a total Catholic population of 136, 036 as well as 41 Diocesan Priests, 5 males Religious , 6 Female Religious  and Most Rev Joseph Francis Kweku Essien as the first Bishop .


Catholic Diocese of Wiawso

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