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Diocese of

Bubanza

Burundi Burundi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,700 km²

Population: 415,928 Catholics (56.6% of 734,693 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bujumbura

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 12 parishes, 188 missions, 42 priests (diocesan), 66 lay religious (6 brothers, 60 sisters), 55 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.10.24 – ...):Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (71)Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (71)
Coadjutor Bishop (2013.12.07 – ...):Bishop Georges Bizimana (53)Bishop Georges Bizimana (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bubanza (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (71)Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (71)Permalink
(1997.10.24 – ...)

Bishop of Bubanza (Burundi)

Spiritus est Deus

Born:1947.09.22 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1998.02.14

Bishop of Bubanza (Burundi) (1997.10.24 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2004.04 – 2007.07)

Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (76)Bishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.06.07 – 1997.04.21)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bujumbura (Burundi)

Servir l’amour

Born:1942.01.03 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.24

Bishop of Bubanza (Burundi) (1980.06.07 – 1997.04.21)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (1986 – 1989)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (1990 – 2001)

Bishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (1997.04.21 – 2006.11.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (2006.11.25 – 2018.03.24)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2007.07 – 2011)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2011 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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