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Diocese of Gikongoro

Dioecesis Ghikongoroensis



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Bishop(s)

  • CÚlestin Hakizimana, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 March 1992
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kigali
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Square Kilometers: 2,057 (794 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesegikongoro.com/
  • Mailing Address: Secrerariat de l'Eveche, B.P. 77, Gikongoro, Rwanda
  • Telephone: 788.208.425

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 March 1992ErectedDiocese of Butare (Ghikongoro) Diocese of Gikongoro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999152,744465,17432.8%1051510,1825319ap2000
2000186,118546,22734.1%155209,3055219ap2001
2001163,888469,26034.9%135189,1045339ap2002
2002215,503501,04343.0%1351811,97253110ap2003
2003222,704523,42442.5%1631911,72133610ap2004
2004228,991537,58042.6%1752210,40853610ap2005
2006249,889570,00043.8%1672310,86473910ap2007
2013293,000666,00044.0%325377,91868113ap2014
2016319,000725,00044.0%338417,78097712ap2017
2019342,380778,15044.0%408487,13288515ap2020
2021237,780612,14838.8%455504,7551310917ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 84, Page 826, and Page 827

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