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Diocese of Mahagi-Nioka

Dioecesis Mahagiensis-Niokaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 30 October 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisangani
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 18,490 (7,141 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 33, Mahagi, Ituri o B.P. 19, Bunia, Ituri, Rep. Democratique du Congo

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Mahagi
2 July 1962ErectedDiocese of Bunia Diocese of Mahagi (erected)
Diocese of Mahagi-Nioka
30 October 1967Name ChangedDiocese of Mahagi Diocese of Mahagi-Nioka

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Mahagi-Nioka
1970342,787581,86458.9%2429536,467361415ap1971
1980344,018701,26649.1%2228506,880499116ap1981
1990442,283941,00047.0%3423577,7592611416ap1991
1999566,0001,036,00054.6%5818767,447206816ap2000
2000579,6611,137,39951.0%5219718,164218416ap2001
2001591,6721,198,08649.4%6513787,585189116ap2002
2002592,1261,520,92438.9%6916856,9662210132ap2003
2003695,4501,220,46057.0%7016868,0861810216ap2004
2004858,7891,563,63354.9%7016869,9851812717ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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