Pastor of the parish of Saint-François-Xavier of the diocese of Atakpamé in Togo appointed bishop


Since being ordained a priest, the clergyman of the diocese of Atakpamé has held various positions, including that of vicar of the parish of Blitta (1993-1994); Priest of Kpékplémé (1994-1995); and special secretary to the apostolic administrator of Atakpamé (1995-1998).

He also directed the Agbandi Spirituality Center (2000-2002); administrator (2002-2006) and parish priest of Saint Augustin in Agadji (2006-2017).

Since 2017, the bishop-elect has been pastor of the parish of Saint-François-Xavier in Badou and a member of the presbyteral council.

Once ordained bishop, Mons. Touho is expected to oversee the Diocese of Atakpamé which has a population of 343,541 Catholics, according to statistics 2020.

The 13,900 square kilometer Catholic diocese erected in September 1964 is part of the ecclesiastical province of Lomé.

Jude Atemanke is a Cameroonian journalist passionate about the communication of the Catholic Church. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Buea in Cameroon. Currently, Jude is a journalist for ACI Africa.


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