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Diocese of Ngozi

Dioecesis Ngoziensis

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  • Gervais Banshimiyubusa, Bishop
  • Stanislas Kaburungu, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 10 November 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Gitega
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Burundi
  • Square Kilometers: 2,707 (1,045 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Évêché, B.P. 2, Ngozi, Burundi
  • Telephone:
  • Fax:

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Ngozi
14 July 1949ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Urundi Vicariate Apostolic of Ngozi (erected)
11 June 1959Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kitega
Vicariate Apostolic of Ngozi
Vicariate Apostolic of Usumbura (erected)
Diocese of Ngozi
10 November 1959ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Ngozi Diocese of Ngozi
5 September 1968Territory LostDiocese of Ngozi Diocese of Muyinga (erected)
13 April 1973Territory LostArchdiocese of Gitega
Diocese of Ngozi
Diocese of Ruyigi (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Ngozi
Diocese of Ngozi

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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