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Roman Catholic Diocese of Kindu

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Metropolitan  Bukavu
Pope  Francis
Bishop  Willy Ngumbi Ngengele
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  82,883 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2003) 437,620 171,070 (39.1%)
Country  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kindu (Latin: Kinduen(sis)) is a diocese located in the cities of Kindu in the Ecclesiastical province of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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History

  • April 23, 1956: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Kindu from the Apostolic Vicariate of Kongolo and the Apostolic Vicariate of Stanley-ville
  • November 10, 1959: Promoted as Diocese of Kindu
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Kindu (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Willy Ngumbi, M. Afr. (since 2007.04.25)
  • Bishop Paul Mambe Mukanga (1979.03.15 – 2004.01.26)
  • Bishop Albert Onyembo Lomandjo, C.S.Sp. (1966.05.17 – 1978.01.17)
  • Bishop Jean Fryns, C.S.Sp. (1959.11.10 – 1965.07.02)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Kindu (Latin Rite)
  • Bishop Jean Fryns, C.S.Sp. (1957.04.12 – 1959.11.10)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Kindu Wikipedia


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