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Diocese of Gikongoro

Dioecesis Ghikongoroensis



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Bishop(s)

  • CÚlestin Hazikimana, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 March 1992
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kigali
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Square Kilometers: 2,057 (794 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Secrerariat de l'Eveche, B.P. 77, Gikongoro, Rwanda
  • Telephone: 535.079
  • Fax: 535.078

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 March 1992ErectedDiocese of Butare Diocese of Gikongoro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999152,744465,17432.8%1051510,1825319ap2000
2000186,118546,22734.1%155209,3055219ap2001
2001163,888469,26034.9%135189,1045339ap2002
2002215,503501,04343.0%1351811,97253110ap2003
2003222,704523,42442.5%1631911,72133610ap2004
2004228,991537,58042.6%1752210,40853610ap2005
2006249,889570,00043.8%1672310,86473910ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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