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Diocese of

Boma

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,350 km²

Population: 924,062 Catholics (57.9% of 1,595,456 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kinshasa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 47 parishes, 3 missions, 219 priests (213 diocesan, 6 religious), 237 lay religious (49 brothers, 188 sisters), 40 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.03.13 – ...):Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74)Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Boma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74)Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74)Permalink
(2001.03.13 – ...)

Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa)

Mary nous aide

Born:1943.11.13 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1997.10.19

Titular Bishop of Simidicca (1997.04.21 – 2001.03.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1997.04.21 – 2001.03.13)

Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (2001.03.13 – ...)

Bishop Joachim Mbadu Kikhela Kupika (86)Bishop Joachim Mbadu Kikhela Kupika (86)Permalink
(1975.11.22 – 2001.05.21)

Titular Bishop of Belesasa
Bishop emeritus of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa)

Ut omnes pastores

Born:1932.03.10 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1959.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.17

Titular Bishop of Zica (1975.01.30 – 1975.11.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1975.01.30 – 1975.11.22)

Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1975.11.22 – 2001.05.21)

Titular Bishop of Belesasa (2001.05.21 – ...)

Bishop Raymond Ndudi NiangaPermalink
(1967.02.09 – 1975.11.22)

Born:1912 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.23
Died:1989.01.25 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Matara in Proconsulari (1962.07.02 – 1967.02.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1962.07.02 – 1967.02.09)

Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1967.02.09 – 1975.11.22)

Bishop André Jacques, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1967.02.09)

Born:1908.09.03 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1934.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:1951.04.11
Died:1997.07.03 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Ingila (1950.12.23 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1950.12.23 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1967.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Manaccenser (1967.02.09 – 1976.09.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Boma (Roman Rite)

Bishop André Jacques, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1950.12.23 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph Vanderhoven, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1934.02.26 – 1949.12.04)

Born:1888.11.05 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1913.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1934.05.01
Died:1949.12.04 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Sinna (1934.02.26 – 1949.12.04)

Vicar Apostolic of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1934.02.26 – 1949.12.04)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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