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Diocese of Mbujimayi

Dioecesis Mbugimayensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 3 May 1966
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kananga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 15,285 (5,903 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: 548 Chaussee de Ninove, B-1070 Bruxelles, Belgie; Évêché, B.P. 65, Kanshi, Mbujimayi, Kasai Oriental, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (081)121.68.57; 095.41.63

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Mbuji-Mayi
1963ErectedArchdiocese of Luluabourg Apostolic Administration of Mbuji-Mayi (erected)
Diocese of Mbujimayi
3 May 1966ElevatedArchdiocese of Luluabourg
Apostolic Administration of Mbuji-Mayi
Diocese of Mbujimayi

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Mbujimayi
1968400,0001,500,00026.7%56471033,8833220428ap1971
1980500,0001,048,07647.7%4219618,1961039830ap1981
1990479,0001,310,00036.6%8019994,8385517046ap1991
1997906,0001,501,00060.4%133121456,24810326470ap2002
20022,200,0004,000,00055.0%1231914215,49211029378ap2003
20032,200,0004,000,00055.0%1192114015,71410730778ap2004
20042,500,0004,000,00062.5%1202114117,7309927877ap2005
20132,528,0004,662,00054.2%1183014817,08110733297ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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