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Roman Catholic Diocese of Embu

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Metropolitan  Nyeri
Pope  Francis
Country  Kenya
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  2,714 km²
Bishop  Paul Kariuki Njiru
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 542,000 328,000 (60.5%)
Cathedral  Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nyeri

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Embu (Latin: Embuen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Embu in the Ecclesiastical province of Nyeri in Kenya.

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History

  • June 9, 1986: Established as Diocese of Embu from the Diocese of Meru
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Embu (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru ( Since 2009)
  • Bishop Anthony Muheria (2003.10.30 to 2008) Now Bishop of Kitui
  • Cardinal John Njue (1986.06.09 – 2002.03.09)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Embu Wikipedia


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