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Diocese of Kolwezi

Dioecesis Koluezensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Nestor Ngoy Katahwa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 March 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lubumbashi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 103,440 (39,953 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, B.P. 900, Kolwezi, Shaba, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (023)21.736
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 March 1971ErectedDiocese of Kamina Diocese of Kolwezi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980128,553668,18319.2%821294,432256424ap1981
1990286,000766,15037.3%1928476,085867330ap1991
1999590,210969,52660.9%32235510,73120110429ap2000
2000497,621935,63753.2%3621578,73011111229ap2001
2001590,210969,52660.9%3526619,6751269029ap2002
2002590,210969,52660.9%3526619,6751269029ap2004
2004615,0001,050,00058.6%3731689,04414910330ap2005
2006639,8631,091,70958.6%3835738,76519912831ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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