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Diocese of

Cyangugu

Rwanda Rwanda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,844 km²

Population: 372,000 Catholics (48.7% of 764,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kigali

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 14 parishes, 65 priests (59 diocesan, 6 religious), 131 lay religious (18 brothers, 113 sisters), 59 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.01.02 – ...):Bishop Jean Damascène Bimenyimana (63)Bishop Jean Damascène Bimenyimana (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cyangugu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean Damascène Bimenyimana (63)Bishop Jean Damascène Bimenyimana (63)Permalink
(1997.01.02 – ...)

Bishop of Cyangugu (Rwanda)

Born:1953 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.16

Bishop of Cyangugu (Rwanda) (1997.01.02 – ...)

Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (74)Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1996.03.25 – 1997.01.02)

Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (74)Bishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (74) (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 – ...)


as of 2016.12.03

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