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Diocese of Popokabaka

Dioecesis Popokabakaensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 June 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kinshasa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Congo, The Democratic Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 45,000 (17,381 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: B.P. 7245, Kinshasa 1, Rep. Democratique du Congo

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 June 1961ErectedDiocese of Kisantu Diocese of Popokabaka (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1969154,000310,00049.7%447513,0197310215ap1971
1980209,000373,26256.0%1141524,0195510819ap1981
1990269,618442,58560.9%1530455,991418317ap1991
1996495,446792,00062.6%3523588,542368216ap2004

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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