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Diocese of Muranga

Dioecesis Murangaensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 March 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nyeri
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Kenya
  • Square Kilometers: 4,016 (1,551 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://catholicdiocesemuranga.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 734, Murang'a, Kenya
  • Telephone: (0156)31.254
  • Fax: 22.450

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 March 1983ErectedDiocese of Nyeri Diocese of Muranga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990456,6121,236,00036.9%2917469,926317021ap1991
1999607,1771,581,23038.4%4918679,0623012729ap2000
2000621,9481,396,61044.5%5517728,6382810230ap2001
2001637,8231,380,38846.2%5616728,8582511230ap2002
2002352,3781,406,60025.1%5417714,9633011430ap2003
2003670,9421,422,40247.2%5518739,190267432ap2004
2004695,8301,441,11648.3%6020808,6973011333ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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