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Diocese of Bubanza

Dioecesis Bubantinus



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean Ntagwarara, Bishop
  • Georges Bizimana, Coadjutor Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 June 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bujumbura
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Burundi
  • Square Kilometers: 2,700 (1,042 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche de Bubanza, D.S. 213, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Telephone: 22.26.11.09/89
  • Fax: 22.26.11.51

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 June 1980ErectedDiocese of Bujumbura Diocese of Bubanza (erected)
25 November 2006Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Bubanza (from Gitega)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990226,337450,00050.3%1431713,31312488ap1991
1999237,945505,90647.0%7733,9921948ap2000
2000246,792523,32947.2%141417,6284258ap2001
2001253,288531,09747.7%171714,8993298ap2002
2002263,257555,49447.4%181814,6254358ap2003
2003273,120575,92647.4%212113,0056398ap2004
2004331,904632,21852.5%232314,4306398ap2005
2006397,098681,99458.2%232317,2655418ap2007
2012418,355728,92257.4%343412,30464211ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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