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Diocese of Popokabaka

Dioecesis Popokabakaensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 June 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kinshasa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 45,000 (17,381 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Évêché de Popokabaka, B.P. 7245, Kinshasa 1, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (081)352.12.89; 058.14.44

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 June 1961ErectedDiocese of Kisantu Diocese of Popokabaka (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969154,000310,00049.7%447513,0197310215ap1971
1980209,000373,26256.0%1141524,0195510819ap1981
1990269,618442,58560.9%1530455,991418317ap1991
1996495,446792,00062.6%3523588,542368216ap2004
2011628,9001,002,00062.8%39145311,866299119ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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