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Diocese of Kitui

Dioecesis Kituiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Anthony Muheria, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 November 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nairobi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 36,246 (14,000 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 119, Kitui, Kenya
  • Telephone: (044)22.844
  • Fax: 22.675

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kitui
20 February 1956ErectedDiocese of Meru
Archdiocese of Nairobi
Prefecture Apostolic of Kitui (erected)
Diocese of Kitui
16 November 1963ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kitui Diocese of Kitui

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kitui
196912,011301,0004.0%37373242712ap1971
198039,288442,0008.9%232341,1553434ap1981
199076,471530,00014.4%1622382,012245017ap1991
1999125,869840,47115.0%2614403,146205321ap2000
2000134,450864,00015.6%2811393,447184721ap2001
2001138,762219,91763.1%316373,750134521ap2002
2002134,804230,91358.4%279363,744167322ap2003
2003137,130918,40614.9%348423,265156723ap2004
2004143,106945,95815.1%415463,111126923ap2005
2006241,8481,091,53022.2%515564,3181210524ap2007

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


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