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Diocese of Luiza

Dioecesis Ludovicana



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 September 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kananga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 33,524 (12,948 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Évêché de Luiza, B.P. 70, Kananga, Rep. Democratique du Congo

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 September 1967ErectedArchdiocese of Luluabourg Diocese of Luiza (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969120,000270,00044.4%427313,87033299ap1971
1980361,000549,00065.8%9243310,939298021ap1981
1990505,457895,00056.5%3520559,1905811923ap1991
1996590,626999,83459.1%5818767,7716720126ap2001
2001840,2661,500,00056.0%68158310,1236522330ap2002
2002847,7661,500,00056.5%65127711,0097824430ap2003
2003847,8501,500,00056.5%61107111,9418928730ap2004
20131,799,0002,586,00069.6%78108820,4438037147ap2014
20161,639,6602,385,98868.7%8599417,4437738845ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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