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Diocese of Byumba

Dioecesis Byumbanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Servilien Nzakamwita, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 November 1981
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kigali
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Square Kilometers: 5,100 (1,969 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 5, Byumba, Rwanda
  • Telephone: 252.564.165

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 November 1981ErectedDiocese of Kabgayi
Diocese of Kibungo
Diocese of Ruhengeri
Diocese of Byumba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990304,570811,42837.5%1619358,702388011ap1991
1999388,4841,016,79638.2%19113012,9492310413ap2000
2000405,9281,025,41639.6%2293113,0941810113ap2001
2001433,8781,068,11640.6%2783512,3961610513ap2002
2002459,8851,121,06441.0%3363911,7911410413ap2003
2003474,4411,140,82541.6%3083812,4851910113ap2004
2004492,9331,180,52241.8%3394211,7361911913ap2005
2006538,1811,234,95543.6%4174811,2121913017ap2007
2012667,1811,383,91048.2%5075711,7042512117ap2013

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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