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Roman Catholic Diocese of Butembo Beni

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Metropolitan  Bukavu
Pope  Francis
Bishop  Melchisedec Sikuli Paluku
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  45,000 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2006) 1,463,000 993,000 (67.9%)
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni (Latin: Butemben(sis) – Benen(sis)) is a diocese located in the cities of Butembo and Beni in the Ecclesiastical province of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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History

  • April 9, 1934: Established as Mission “sui iuris” of Beni in Belgian Congo from the Apostolic Vicariate of Stanley Falls
  • February 9, 1938: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Beni in Belgian Congo
  • November 10, 1959: Promoted as Diocese of Beni in Congo
  • July 7, 1960: Renamed as Diocese of Beni
  • February 7, 1967: Renamed as Diocese of Butembo-Beni
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Butembo-Beni (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Melchisedec Sikuli Paluku (since 1998.04.03)
  • Archbishop Emmanuel Kataliko (1966.05.17 – 1997.03.03)
  • Bishops of Beni (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Henri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. (1960.07.07 – 1966.05.17)
  • Bishops of Beni in Congo (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Henri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. (1959.11.10 – 1960.07.07)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Beni in Belgian Congo (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Henri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. (1938.02.09 – 1959.11.10)
  • Ecclesiastical Superiors of Beni in Belgian Congo (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Henri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. (1934 – 1938.02.09)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Butembo-Beni Wikipedia


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