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Diocese of Nakuru

Dioecesis Nakurensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 January 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nairobi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 18,149 (7,010 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 938, Nakuru, Kenya
  • Telephone: (037)211.634
  • Fax: 212.903

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 January 1968ErectedDiocese of Eldoret
Diocese of Kisumu
Archdiocese of Nairobi
Diocese of Nakuru (erected)
6 December 1995Territory LostDiocese of Nakuru Diocese of Kericho (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197072,510810,3248.9%248501,4506839ap1971
1980172,5591,366,00012.6%547523,318618134ap1981
1990277,0001,950,00014.2%5628843,2978611743ap1991
1999325,1821,700,00019.1%5236883,69510113033ap2000
2000329,2851,734,00019.0%59431023,22812513034ap2001
2001400,0001,900,00021.1%74471213,30514113834ap2002
2002405,0001,790,00022.6%67471143,55215417335ap2003
2003210,4321,373,11715.3%67511181,78315017136ap2004
2004230,8221,471,45115.7%64391032,24011815538ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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