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Diocese of Kole

Dioecesis Kolensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 14 September 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kananga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 66,000 (25,492 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche de Kole, B.P. 1800, Kinshasa, Rep. Democratique du Congo

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kole
14 June 1951ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Léopoldville Prefecture Apostolic of Kole (erected)
Diocese of Kole
14 September 1967ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kole Diocese of Kole

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kole
197021,242125,00017.0%18181,18023ap1971
198040,000140,00028.6%1894,4441078ap1981
199040,000172,00023.3%1412261,538155510ap1991
199761,000274,12122.3%139222,772185010ap2001
200160,000270,00022.2%269351,714153810ap2002
200259,000280,00021.1%241252,36054211ap2004
200659,000280,00021.1%321331,78754211ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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