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Diocese of Kitale

Dioecesis Kitalensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 April 1998
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisumu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 11,737 (4,533 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://catholickitale.org/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's Office, P.O. Box 4656, 30200 Kitale, Kenya
  • Telephone: 737.170.966
  • Fax: (020)254.41.03

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 April 1998ErectedDiocese of Eldoret Diocese of Kitale (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999130,0001,100,00011.8%1720373,513296019ap2000
2000134,000884,00015.2%2817452,977275718ap2001
2001140,000890,00015.7%1820383,684265719ap2002
2002146,000914,00016.0%2418423,476235719ap2003
2003152,000940,00016.2%2520453,377266122ap2004
2004157,000970,00016.2%2421453,488296422ap2005
2006164,0001,030,00015.9%2025453,644315823ap2007
2013225,0001,268,00017.7%3522573,947239127ap2014
2016246,6811,358,80318.2%4617633,915239229ap2017

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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