archdiocese of Cape Coast

Established as the prefecture Apostolic of Gold Coast, British West Africa, 27 September 1879. Comprised the British Gold Coast Colony; entrusted to the African Missions of Lyons. Elevated to the vicariate apostolic, 25 May 1901. Elevated to the archdiocese of Cape Coast, Ghana on 18 April 1950.
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