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Diocese of Cyangugu

Dioecesis Cyanguguensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 November 1981
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kigali
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Square Kilometers: 1,844 (712 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 5, Cyangugu, Rwanda
  • Telephone: 537.216
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 November 1981ErectedDiocese of Nyundo Diocese of Cyangugu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990231,273457,63750.5%2213356,60731799ap1991
1999273,113540,87050.5%232311,87411310ap2000
2000279,872551,25750.8%2422610,764212010ap2001
2001288,704560,51551.5%2342710,6921010810ap2002
2002280,554575,68448.7%307377,5821110810ap2003
2003283,372566,62150.0%286348,3341310210ap2004
2004293,172582,42450.3%307377,9231511210ap2005
2006297,281612,50748.5%297368,257209511ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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