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Diocese of Budjala

Dioecesis Budialaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 November 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mbandaka-Bikoro
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 50,000 (19,312 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Diocese de Budjala, B.P. 99, Budjala [Gemena]; c/o Procure Sainte Anne, B.P. 1800, Kinshasa 1, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (099)853.50.60; (081)495.62.39

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 November 1964ErectedDiocese of Lisala Diocese of Budjala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970166,804370,00045.1%655612,7346755ap1971
1980214,000567,00037.7%531365,944344416ap1981
1990346,198721,78548.0%16173310,490205216ap1991
1999457,791950,72948.2%3053513,07976016ap2000
2000486,212979,25049.7%3343713,14046016ap2001
2001486,212979,25049.7%3543912,46646016ap2002
2002500,7981,008,62749.7%3533813,17835716ap2003
2003509,4491,038,88549.0%3543913,06245717ap2004
2004524,7831,070,05149.0%4434711,16535717ap2005
2006562,3351,135,27849.5%3914014,05815917ap2007
2012669,0001,353,00049.4%434315,55848018ap2013

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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