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Diocese of

Byumba

Rwanda Rwanda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,100 km²

Population: 716,011 Catholics (48.3% of 1,483,699 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kigali

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 19 parishes, 75 priests (61 diocesan, 14 religious), 178 lay religious (28 brothers, 150 sisters), 53 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.03.13 – ...):Bishop Servilien Nzakamwita (75)Bishop Servilien Nzakamwita (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Byumba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Servilien Nzakamwita (75)Bishop Servilien Nzakamwita (75)Permalink
(1996.03.13 – ...)

Bishop of Byumba (Rwanda)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1943.04.20 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1996.06.02

Bishop of Byumba (Rwanda) (1996.03.13 – ...)

Bishop Frédéric Rubwejanga (87)Bishop Frédéric Rubwejanga (87)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1994.11.11 – 1996.03.13)

Bishop Joseph RuzindanaPermalink
(1981.11.05 – 1994.06.07)

Born:1943.06.03 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1972.07.23
Consecrated Bishop:1982.01.17
Died:1994.06.07 († 51)

Bishop of Byumba (Rwanda) (1981.11.05 – 1994.06.07)

President of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda (1983 – 1991)


as of 2018.11.07

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