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Diocese of

Buta

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 60,000 km²

Population: 292,000 Catholics (62.6% of 466,800 total) (2013)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisangani

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 16 parishes, 8 priests (diocesan), 28 lay religious (28 sisters), 4 seminarians (2013)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.09.27 – ...):Bishop Joseph Banga Bane (61)Bishop Joseph Banga Bane (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Buta (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Banga Bane (61)Bishop Joseph Banga Bane (61)Permalink
(1996.09.27 – ...)

Bishop of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa)

Christ notre paix

Born:1957.05.19 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1983.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1996.04.11

Vice-President of National Episcopal Conference of Congo (? – 2016.06.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.12.15 – 1996.09.27)

Bishop of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (1996.09.27 – ...)

Bishop Jacques MbaliPermalink
(1961.07.04 – 1996.09.27)

Born:1921 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1961.11.12
Died:2007.06.22 († 86)

Bishop of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (1961.07.04 – 1996.09.27)

Bishop Georges Désiré Raeymaeckers, O. Praem.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1960.10.10)

Born:1899.01.21 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1924.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1953.05
Died:1960.10.10 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Mariamme (1953.02.04 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (1953.02.04 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1960.10.10)

Vicars Apostolic of Buta (Roman Rite)

Bishop Georges Désiré Raeymaeckers, O. Praem.Permalink
(1953.02.04 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Bishop Charles A. Vanuytven, O. Praem.Permalink
(1924.05.06 – 1952)

Born:1880.04.25
Ordained Priest:1903.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:1924.09.11
Died:1969.03.18 († 88)

Vicar Apostolic of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (1924.05.06 – 1952)

Titular Bishop of Megara (1924.05.06 – 1969.03.18)

Prefects Apostolic of Uélé Occidentale (Roman Rite)

Fr. Léon Dérikx, O. Praem.Permalink
(1912 – 1924)

Died:1924

Prefect Apostolic of Uélé Occidentale (Congo-Kinshasa) (1912 – 1924)

Prefects Apostolic of Uélé (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jérôme van HoofPermalink
(1899 – 1901)

Prefect Apostolic of Uélé (Congo-Kinshasa) (1899 – 1901)

Fr. Adrien DeckersPermalink
(1898 – 1899)

Prefect Apostolic of Uélé (Congo-Kinshasa) (1898 – 1899)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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