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Diocese of Luiza

Dioecesis Ludovicanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 September 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kananga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 33,524 (12,948 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Évêché de Luiza, B.P. 70, Kananga, Rep. Democratique du Congo
  • Telephone: (081)60.35.818; (099)75.97.554

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 September 1967ErectedArchdiocese of Luluabourg Diocese of Luiza (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969120,000270,00044.4%427313,87033299ap1971
1980361,000549,00065.8%9243310,939298021ap1981
1990505,457895,00056.5%3520559,1905811923ap1991
1996590,626999,83459.1%5818767,7716720126ap2001
2001840,2661,500,00056.0%68158310,1236522330ap2002
2002847,7661,500,00056.5%65127711,0097824430ap2003
2003847,8501,500,00056.5%61107111,9418928730ap2004
20131,799,0002,586,00069.6%78108820,4438037147ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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