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Diocese of Uvira

Dioecesis Uviraensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 April 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bukavu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 36,000 (13,905 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, Av. Kivu 8, Nyamyanda [Uvira]; B.P. 18, Uvira, Rep. Democratique du Congo; c/o B.P. 645, Bujumbura, Burundi
  • Telephone: (081)36.03.699

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 April 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Bukavu
Diocese of Kasongo
Diocese of Uvira (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196948,500400,00012.1%327301,61633188ap1971
1980102,071478,00021.4%732392,617384713ap1981
1990179,831710,50925.3%2622483,746257714ap1991
1995254,603993,25225.6%5017673,800187615ap2001
2001221,471374,85259.1%269356,327102117ap2002
2002225,045518,68243.4%2610366,251111917ap2003
2003350,0001,100,00031.8%24113510,000131918ap2004
2004354,9071,105,00032.1%3512477,551152118ap2005
2010356,0001,224,00029.1%6114754,746182618ap2011

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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