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Archdiocese of Kisangani

Archidioecesis Kisanganiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Marcel Utembi Tapa, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Stanley Falls
3 August 1904ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Belgian Congo {Congo Belga} o Indipendente Prefecture Apostolic of Stanley Falls (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls
10 March 1908ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Stanley Falls Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls
27 June 1922Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls
Vicariate Apostolic of Uganda
Prefecture Apostolic of Lac Albert (erected)
9 April 1934Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls Mission "Sui Iuris" of Beni nel Congo Belga {Belgian Congo} (erected)
10 March 1949Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls Vicariate Apostolic of Wamba (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
10 March 1949Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Stanley Falls Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
14 June 1951Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Basankusu
Vicariate Apostolic of Lisala
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
Prefecture Apostolic of Isangi (erected)
23 April 1956Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kongolo
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
Vicariate Apostolic of Kindu (erected)
Archdiocese of Stanley-ville
10 November 1959ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville Archdiocese of Stanley-ville
Archdiocese of Kisangani
30 May 1966Name ChangedArchdiocese of Stanley-ville Archdiocese of Kisangani

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
1950132,666442,75030.0%690961,381179719ap1951
Archdiocese of Stanley-ville
Archdiocese of Kisangani
1970230,000557,30041.3%938474,893645124ap1971
1980294,000800,00036.8%847555,345756832ap1981
1990458,881970,00047.3%2363865,33512511840ap1991
1997575,0201,265,00045.5%3457916,318949939ap2002
2013805,0001,677,00048.0%62511137,12322038842ap2014
2016975,0001,841,00053.0%63411049,37517715632ap2017
2019951,2001,962,20048.5%58471059,05913816732ap2020

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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