Sierra Leone

[Sierra Leone] Constitutional democracy in west Africa. Extremely poor with a great inequality in income distribution. The majority of the six million inhabitants are Muslim; about 10% are Christian, about a third of them Catholic. Evangelization was entrusted to the Fathers of the Holy Ghost of Norwalk, Connecticut, who established a Vicariate Apostolic in 1858. Ecclesiastically, the country is governed by the archdiocese of and the dioceses of See also
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