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Diocese of Muyinga

Dioecesis Muyinganus



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Bishop(s)

  • Joachim Ntahondereye, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 September 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Gitega
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Burundi
  • Square Kilometers: 4,000 (1,545 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 73, Myinga, Burundi; D.S. 123, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Telephone: (030)6719

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 September 1968ErectedDiocese of Ngozi Diocese of Muyinga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969258,418481,00053.7%2828564,614373713ap1971
1980228,118473,90048.1%1720376,165285010ap1981
1990373,925760,47049.2%2117389,840297412ap1991
1999478,371871,44354.9%2683414,069119813ap2000
2000516,078949,19654.4%2983713,948129514ap2001
2001525,027959,92054.7%3093913,4621311314ap2002
2002518,325924,65756.1%31114212,341159514ap2003
2003545,491963,00656.6%27103714,7431410614ap2004
2004565,441996,02956.8%29114014,1361513614ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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