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Diocese of Ngong

Dioecesis Ngongensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Oballa Owaa, Bishop
  • Colin Cameron Davies, M.H.M., Bishop Emeritus
  • Cornelius Schilder, M.H.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 9 December 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nairobi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 47,000 (18,153 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 24801, Karen, Kenya
  • Telephone: (0303)410.77; 400.74
  • Fax: 402.25

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Ngong
20 October 1959ErectedDiocese of Kisumu
Archdiocese of Nairobi
Prefecture Apostolic of Ngong (erected)
Diocese of Ngong
9 December 1976ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Ngong Diocese of Ngong

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Ngong
19708,000200,0004.0%101080014247ap1971
Diocese of Ngong
198029,078305,0009.5%818261,118225012ap1981
199061,597454,00013.6%1337501,2314612016ap1991
199982,651600,00013.8%1530451,8363110523ap2000
200089,120700,00012.7%2637631,4145411026ap2001
200172,960720,00010.1%2533581,257507227ap2002
200266,170759,0008.7%3426601,102427727ap2003
200374,634800,0009.3%2929581,286437728ap2004
200474,634942,3957.9%3027571,309418128ap2005

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


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