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Diocese of Embu

Dioecesis Embuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Kariuki Njiru, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 June 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nyeri
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 2,714 (1,048 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 1499, 60100 Embu, Kenya
  • Telephone: (068)31.531; 31.522
  • Fax: 30.595

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 June 1986ErectedDiocese of Meru Diocese of Embu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990114,959404,99928.4%229313,708105412ap1991
1997164,868496,29333.2%2211334,996138314ap2001
2001167,983489,73734.3%3210423,999738915ap2002
2003300,000500,00060.0%5210624,838157616ap2004
2004303,877520,00058.4%3813515,958179916ap2005
2006328,000542,00060.5%478555,963119216ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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