Archbishop Bernard Yago of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

On 5 April 1960, Pope John XXIII appointed Bernard Yago as archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

After studying at the Institut Catholique de Paris from 1957-59, he returned to Abidjan where he served as the chaplain to the Catholic Action movements.

Former IYCS leader, Lazare Kabran reports that Mgr Yago continued to support the movements in his role as archbishop.

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Bernard Cardinal Yago (Catholic Hierarchy)

Bernard Yago (Wikipedia)

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Archbishop Bernard Yago (La Croix Africa)