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Diocese of

Bubanza

Burundi Burundi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,700 km²

Population: 434,490 Catholics (55.3% of 785,993 total) (2017)

Statistics: 13 parishes, 48 priests (diocesan), 58 lay religious (7 brothers, 51 sisters), 68 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bujumbura

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.10.24 – ...):Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (72)Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (72)
Coadjutor Bishop (2013.12.07 – ...):Bishop Georges Bizimana (54)Bishop Georges Bizimana (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bubanza (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (72)Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (72)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 (77)Bishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (77) (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 2019.09.27

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