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Diocese of Bungoma

Dioecesis Bungomaensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 April 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisumu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 4,840 (1,869 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 617, 50200 Bungoma, Kenya
  • Telephone: (055)30.456
  • Fax: 30.403

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 April 1987ErectedDiocese of Kakamega Diocese of Bungoma (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990300,0811,043,96228.7%1972611,541156617ap1991
1999497,5441,400,00035.5%513549,21388924ap2000
2000498,5661,400,60035.6%503539,406117524ap2001
2001497,1211,400,00035.5%482509,942136424ap2002
2002511,8551,442,00035.5%512539,657136724ap2003
2003528,7681,485,26035.6%512539,976138525ap2004
2004543,7151,529,81735.5%542569,709118325ap2005
2006562,8781,575,71135.7%593629,078108128ap2007
2012639,8391,992,00032.1%683719,011149530ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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