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Diocese of Kindu

Dioecesis Kinduensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Willy Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr., Bishop
  • Albert Onyembo Lomandjo, C.S.Sp., 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: 82,883 (32,013 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 18, Kindu, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: 00871.762.698.718
  • Fax: 00871.762.698.720

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Kindu
23 April 1956ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Kongolo
Vicariate Apostolic of Stanley-ville
Vicariate Apostolic of Kindu (erected)
Diocese of Kindu
10 November 1959ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kindu Diocese of Kindu

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kindu
197052,115218,01423.9%625311,681362917ap1971
198066,000205,00032.2%619252,640283017ap1981
199095,135341,00027.9%118195,007132916ap1991
1997162,200412,71539.3%207276,007143417ap2001
2001173,604439,81039.5%171710,21262717ap2002
2002174,110441,73039.4%171710,24162717ap2003
2003171,070437,62039.1%18189,50372917ap2004
2006277,926514,00054.1%202013,89663118ap2007

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


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