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Archdiocese of Kigali

Archidioecesis Kigaliensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thaddée Ntihinyurwa, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 10 April 1976
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Rwanda
  • Square Kilometers: 3,200 (1,236 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche, B.P. 715, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Telephone: 575.769
  • Fax: 572.274

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 April 1976ErectedArchdiocese of Kabgayi Archdiocese of Kigali (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980355,341708,00050.2%3057874,0849512817ap1981
1990558,5131,007,83955.4%39861254,46811823817ap1991
1999507,698945,13353.7%3943826,1919525818ap2000
2000593,4321,132,87152.4%4441856,9817625318ap2001
2001603,8111,116,47454.1%4243857,1038526118ap2002
2002663,6661,178,41756.3%51501016,5708827018ap2003
2003680,2051,400,68348.6%58441026,6688427318ap2004
2004683,4411,350,17950.6%64511155,94210329020ap2005
2006721,7591,312,53355.0%66441106,5618627721ap2007

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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