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Diocese of Kibungo

Dioecesis Kibungensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Antoine Kambanda, Bishop
  • Kizito Bahujimihigo, Bishop Emeritus
  • Frédéric Rubwejanga, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 September 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kigali
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Square Kilometers: 2,670 (1,031 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 30, Kibungo, Rwanda
  • Telephone: 566.185
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 September 1968ErectedArchdiocese of Kabgayi Diocese of Kibungo (erected)
5 November 1981Territory LostDiocese of Kabgayi
Diocese of Kibungo
Diocese of Ruhengeri
Diocese of Byumba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969131,731317,65041.5%174216,27222547ap1971
1980166,846400,00041.7%2113344,907314911ap1981
1990223,315495,09045.1%276336,767235711ap1991
1999334,142839,96839.8%419506,68299011ap2000
2000345,935858,39740.3%427497,059279911ap2002
2002367,406933,26639.4%363610,2052510012ap2003
2003376,503934,64340.3%38389,907259312ap2004
2004398,700935,80942.6%393910,22369312ap2005
2006412,148937,10644.0%353511,77569512ap2007

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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