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Diocese of Ruyigi

Dioecesis Ruyigiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Blaise Nzeyimana, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 April 1973
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Gitega
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Burundi
  • Square Kilometers: 4,510 (1,741 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche de Ruyigi, D.S. 119, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Telephone: 22.40.61.40
  • Fax: 22.40.60.29

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 April 1973ErectedArchdiocese of Gitega
Diocese of Ngozi
Diocese of Ruyigi (erected)
17 January 2009Territory LostDiocese of Bururi
Diocese of Ruyigi
Diocese of Rutana (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980158,724323,52149.1%1425394,069397116ap1981
1990250,032469,83253.2%2012111,906146016ap1991
1999367,085557,62465.8%1682415,295166920ap2000
2000366,949557,26365.8%1772415,289157120ap2001
2001349,850576,47460.7%2293111,285208320ap2002
2002363,110584,17262.2%2493311,003298520ap2003
2003371,989595,72162.4%2493311,2721910720ap2004
2004370,611599,68961.8%2793610,294177820ap2005
2010334,330558,18959.9%413447,598137514ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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