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Diocese of Kenge

Dioecesis Kengensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 6 July 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kinshasa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 34,385 (13,281 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Diocese de Kenge, B.P. 8631, Kinshasa 1, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (081)05.17.563

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kenge
5 July 1957SplitVicariate Apostolic of Kikwit
Vicariate Apostolic of Kisantu
Prefecture Apostolic of Kenge
Diocese of Kenge
6 July 1963ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kenge Diocese of Kenge

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kenge
1970114,410397,33128.8%657631,8167984ap1971
1980147,230424,77134.7%840483,067628024ap1981
1990300,438586,00051.3%4830783,851508723ap1991
1999357,228743,20048.1%4816645,5816611127ap2000
2000361,610748,42548.3%4616625,8327310029ap2001
2001366,138756,97348.4%4618645,7204710727ap2002
2002370,201760,75248.7%4622685,4444711027ap2003
2003374,305764,75848.9%4916655,7583610627ap2004
2004380,863768,99649.5%4620665,7703910527ap2005
2006396,721800,52649.6%4917666,0104110627ap2007

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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