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Diocese of Goma

Dioecesis Gomaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka, Bishop
  • Faustin Ngabu, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 10 November 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bukavu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 25,000 (9,656 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 50, Goma, Nord-Kivu, Rep. Democratique du Congo

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Goma
30 June 1959ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Bukavu Vicariate Apostolic of Goma (erected)
Diocese of Goma
10 November 1959ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Goma Diocese of Goma

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Goma
1969216,364832,89326.0%1846643,380776313ap1971
1980313,8621,164,02227.0%1445595,319738314ap1981
1990581,7581,545,85537.6%4249916,3928015416ap1991
1997639,3451,634,49439.1%5434887,2658514818ap2002
2002676,5741,944,57234.8%4533788,6748915621ap2004
2004795,2102,039,00039.0%58431017,8739020323ap2005
2006795,2102,039,00039.0%62431057,5739020323ap2007

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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