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Diocese of Wamba

Dioecesis Vambaensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 10 November 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisangani
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 68,000 (26,265 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 71, Isiro, o B.P. 40, Wamba [Uele], Nepoko, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (099)444.7085; (081)302.75.74

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Wamba
10 March 1949ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls Vicariate Apostolic of Wamba (erected)
Diocese of Wamba
10 November 1959ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Wamba Diocese of Wamba

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Wamba
195019,223210,6509.1%116171,130247ap1951
Diocese of Wamba
196959,980257,35023.3%1712292,068161410ap1971
198080,300370,00021.7%1022322,509293516ap1981
1990130,648623,90620.9%1821393,349335124ap1991
1997150,894494,42830.5%2626522,901375317ap2002
2002177,161527,89533.6%2820483,690325817ap2003
2003171,231509,01233.6%2621473,643365117ap2004
2004171,230512,21333.4%2117384,506294618ap2005
2010196,000644,00030.4%2618444,454284119ap2011

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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