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Diocese of Machakos

Dioecesis Machakosensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 May 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nairobi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 15,183 (5,864 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 344, Machakos, Kenya
  • Telephone: (0145)21.140
  • Fax: 21.308

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 May 1969ErectedArchdiocese of Nairobi Diocese of Machakos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197079,502706,55011.3%532372,1484037ap1971
1980173,5441,019,00017.0%1625414,232374622ap1981
1990325,9201,406,92923.2%3827655,014516929ap1991
1999510,7381,923,69826.5%6918875,870739740ap2000
2000629,5041,975,02731.9%82211036,111899740ap2001
2001630,2632,008,88931.4%87191065,9459711340ap2002
2002648,2092,008,88932.3%90241145,68610812240ap2003
2003676,0452,020,90933.5%102221245,45110811140ap2004
2004781,7992,104,72737.1%95211166,73914412748ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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