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Diocese of Kisii

Dioecesis Kisiiana



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 May 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kisumu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 2,196 (848 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 331, 40200 Kisii, Kenya
  • Telephone: 722.511.237

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 May 1960ErectedDiocese of Kisumu Diocese of Kisii (erected)
18 October 1993Territory LostDiocese of Kisii Diocese of Homa Bay (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970219,2331,003,84021.8%22229,965508020ap1971
1980383,2342,000,00019.2%1540556,9676821931ap1981
1990537,0342,800,00019.2%33154811,1885229431ap1991
1999361,1961,452,00024.9%1892713,37711611116ap2000
2000372,9521,800,00020.7%2373012,43111310516ap2001
2001384,2781,800,00021.3%2072714,2321511216ap2002
2002392,8621,800,00021.8%2262814,0301210416ap2003
2003387,0731,800,00021.5%2362913,3471212716ap2004
2004399,6241,800,00022.2%2736636,3434413916ap2005
2006451,1731,876,00024.0%3143512,8901014416ap2007
2013582,0002,245,00025.9%4675310,9811420018ap2014
2016655,0002,406,17227.2%5085811,2931723018ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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