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Diocese of Boma

Dioecesis Bomaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Cyprien Mbuka, C.I.C.M., Bishop
  • Joachim Mbadu Kikhela Kupika, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Boma
26 February 1934ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale
Vicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville
Vicariate Apostolic of Boma (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale
Diocese of Boma
10 November 1959ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Boma Diocese of Boma

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Boma
1950143,429278,03151.6%1043532,7063186ap1951
Diocese of Boma
1959244,585356,33768.6%1865832,9469911221ap1960
1970355,927473,53275.2%2574993,5951121223ap1971
1980476,653753,47863.3%3230627,687429727ap1981
1990580,000753,00077.0%110191294,4963714529ap1991
19991,054,7321,352,03078.0%13541397,5883621132ap2000
20001,134,3811,434,98179.1%15541597,1343623232ap2001
20011,137,6731,440,04679.0%16941736,5763623132ap2002
20021,056,2051,508,86570.0%15941636,4793918132ap2003
2003755,0161,198,43863.0%16931724,3893218432ap2004
2004727,7341,193,00061.0%16161674,3573818932ap2005
2006724,9431,243,47058.3%18161873,8763617737ap2007
2012867,0001,438,00060.3%20642104,1284719439ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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