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Diocese of Kericho

Dioecesis Kerichoensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 December 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nairobi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 4,800 (1,854 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1500, 20200 Kericho, Kenya
  • Telephone: (052)30.485
  • Fax: 30.491

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 December 1995ErectedDiocese of Nakuru Diocese of Kericho (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999198,4791,567,69412.7%1046563,544365616ap2000
2000195,3741,423,94813.7%716238,494345317ap2001
2001198,6531,480,90613.4%1119306,621213817ap2002
2002220,6231,524,90614.5%1520356,303417017ap2003
2003268,4601,678,99616.0%1520357,670487618ap2004
2004223,8561,554,85014.4%1821395,739406317ap2005
2006225,3601,621,00013.9%2122435,240355217ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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