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Diocese of Isangi

Dioecesis Isangiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 2 July 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisangani
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 50,000 (19,312 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Mission Catholique, B.P. 43, Isangi [par Kisangani], Rep. Democratique du Congo

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi
14 June 1951ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Basankusu
Vicariate Apostolic of Lisala
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi (erected)
Diocese of Isangi
2 July 1962ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Isangi Diocese of Isangi

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Isangi
197041,009250,00016.4%19192,1582219ap1971
198055,219361,00015.3%117183,0672121ap1981
199080,094471,00017.0%416204,0042525ap1991
1997100,086630,70015.9%711185,560241110ap2003
2003100,000700,00014.3%56119,090111410ap2004
200457,510700,0008.2%57124,7928810ap2005
2006100,8817,206,3431.4%67137,76012910ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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