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Diocese of

Bunia

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 22,470 km²

Population: 581,782 Catholics (49.1% of 1,184,622 total) (2017)

Statistics: 17 parishes, 1 mission, 64 priests (54 diocesan, 10 religious), 228 lay religious (29 brothers, 199 sisters), 70 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisangani

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Address: Evêqué, B.P. 19, Bunia, Haut-Congo, Congo-Kinshasa

Phone: (099)401.01.12

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.04.01 – ...):Bishop Dieudonné Uringi Uuci (62)Bishop Dieudonné Uringi Uuci (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bunia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dieudonné Uringi Uuci (62)Bishop Dieudonné Uringi Uuci (62)Permalink
(2005.04.01 – ...)

Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1957.10.28 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1984.09.25
Consecrated Bishop:2005.06.24

Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa) (2005.04.01 – ...)

Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (72)Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (72)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2002 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop Léonard DhejjuPermalink
(1984.07.02 – 2002.04.06)

Serviam

Born:1931.03.14 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1959.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:1981.07.19
Died:2019.06.04 († 88)

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa) (1981.03.26 – 1984.07.02)

Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa) (1984.07.02 – 2002.04.06)

Bishop Gabriel UkecPermalink
(1964.09.29 – 1984.07.02)

Born:1914 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1943.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.06
Died:1985.11.01 († 71)

Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa) (1964.09.29 – 1984.07.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Mahagi–Nioka (Congo-Kinshasa) (1979.10.10 – 1980.09)

Bishop Alphonse Joseph Matthijsen, M. Afr.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1963.08.19)

Born:1890.11.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1915.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1934.02.25
Died:1963.08.19 († 72)

Prefect Apostolic of Lac Albert (Congo-Kinshasa) (1922.06.21 – 1933.12.16)

Titular Bishop of Berenice (1933.12.16 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Lac Albert (Congo-Kinshasa) (1933.12.16 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1963.08.19)

Vicars Apostolic of Lac Albert (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alphonse Joseph Matthijsen, M. Afr.Permalink
(1933.12.16 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Lac Albert (Roman Rite)

Fr. Alphonse Joseph Matthijsen, M. Afr. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1922.06.21 – 1933.12.16)

(see above)


as of 2019.11.30

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