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Diocese of

Cyangugu

Rwanda Rwanda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,125 km²

Population: 394,000 Catholics (48.7% of 809,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kigali

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 16 parishes, 79 priests (71 diocesan, 8 religious), 142 lay religious (33 brothers, 109 sisters), 57 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cyangugu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Damascène BimenyimanaPermalink
(1997.01.02 – 2018.03.11)

Born:1953.06.22 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.16
Died:2018.03.11 († 64)

Bishop of Cyangugu (Rwanda) (1997.01.02 – 2018.03.11)

Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (75)Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (75)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1996.03.25 – 1997.01.02)

Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (75)Bishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.11.05 – 1996.03.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kigali (Rwanda)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda

Born:1942.09.25 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1982.01.24

Bishop of Cyangugu (Rwanda) (1981.11.05 – 1996.03.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kigali (Rwanda) (1996.03.09 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Cyangugu (Rwanda) (1996.03.25 – 1997.01.02)

President of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda (1999 – 2003)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda (2015.12 – ...)


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