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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa

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Area  30,395 km²

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa (Latin: Mombasaën(sis)) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Mombasa in Kenya.

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History

  • 1955.05.08: Established as Diocese of Mombasa e Zanzibar from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Nairobi
  • 1964.12.12: Renamed as Diocese of Mombasa
  • 1990.05.21: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mombasa
  • Special churches

    The seat of the archbishop is Holy Ghost Cathedral in Mombasa.

    Leadership

  • Bishop of Mombasa e Zanzibar (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp. (1957.01.26 – 1964.12.12)
  • Bishops of Mombasa (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp. (1964.12.12 – 1978.02.27)
  • Archbishop Nicodemus Kirima (1978.02.27 – 1988.03.12)
  • Archbishop John Njenga (1988.10.25 – 1990.05.21)
  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Mombasa (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop John Njenga (1990.05.21 – 2005.04.01)
  • Archbishop Boniface Lele (since 2005.04.01) Died:2014.04.09 (Age 66)
  • Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (Appointed 9 Dec 2014, Installed 21 Feb 2015)
  • Suffragan dioceses

  • Garissa
  • Malindi
  • References

    Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa Wikipedia


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