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Diocese of Isangi

Dioecesis Isangiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 2 July 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisangani
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 50,000 (19,312 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Mission Catholique, B.P. 43, Isangi [par Kisangani], Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (099)055.29.02

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi
14 June 1951ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Basankusu
Vicariate Apostolic of Coquilhatville
Vicariate Apostolic of Lisala
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi (erected)
Diocese of Isangi
2 July 1962ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Isangi Diocese of Isangi

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Isangi
197041,009250,00016.4%19192,1582219ap1971
198055,219361,00015.3%117183,0672121ap1981
199080,094471,00017.0%416204,0042525ap1991
1997100,086630,70015.9%711185,560241110ap2003
2003100,000700,00014.3%56119,090111410ap2004
200457,510700,0008.2%57124,7928810ap2005
2006100,88167137,76012910ap2007*
2013116,000836,00013.9%172196,1055710ap2014
2016120,000904,64013.3%183215,71471010ap2017
2019133,7251,014,47213.2%224265,1438810ap2020
2021118,5451,024,00011.6%234274,3908710ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 43, Page 663, and Page 664
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 52, Page 372, to Page 377
  • Diocese of Isangi
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 55, Page 811, and Page 812

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