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Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaga Bandoro

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Area  95,000 km²

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kaga-Bandoro (Latin: Kagien(sis)-Bandoren(sis)) is a diocese in Kaga-Bandoro in the Ecclesiastical province of Bangui in the Central African Republic.

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History

The diocese was established on June 28, 1997, from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangui. The territory of the diocese was 95,000 km2 in extent. In 2005 the area had a reported population of 230,420 people, of whom 50,347 (25%) were Catholics. The diocese was to comprise 8 parishes, with 17 priests, 14 Sisters, 7 major seminarians, 114 minor seminarians, and 400 catechists.

Special churches

The cathedral is the Cathedral of St. Therese of the Child Jesus in Kaga-Bandoro.

Leadership

  • Bishops of Kaga-Bandoro (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Albert Vanbuel, S.D.B. (since July 16, 2005)
  • Bishop François-Xavier Yombandje (June 28, 1997– April 3, 2004)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Kaga-Bandoro Wikipedia


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