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Diocese of

Doruma–Dungu

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 44,000 km²

Population: 507,832 Catholics (73.5% of 690,816 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisangani

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 11 parishes, 2 missions, 69 priests (39 diocesan, 30 religious), 106 lay religious (66 brothers, 40 sisters), 12 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.03.14 – ...):Bishop Richard Domba Mady (65)Bishop Richard Domba Mady (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Doruma–Dungu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Richard Domba Mady (65)Bishop Richard Domba Mady (65)Permalink
(1994.03.14 – ...)

Bishop of Doruma–Dungu (Congo-Kinshasa)

Fide et caritate

Born:1953.01.10 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1980.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1994.07.31

Bishop of Doruma–Dungu (Congo-Kinshasa) (1994.03.14 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (2005.10.01 – 2008.03.18)

Bishop Emile Aiti Waro Leru’aPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1990 – 1992)

Bishop Emile Aiti Waro Leru’aPermalink
(1983.05.07 – 1989.09.25)

Fé et honneur

Born:1936.12.09 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1979.04.22
Died:2016.08.10 († 79)

Coadjutor Bishop of Doruma–Dungu (Congo-Kinshasa) (1978.11.15 – 1983.05.07)

Bishop of Doruma–Dungu (Congo-Kinshasa) (1983.05.07 – 1989.09.25)

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1989.09.25 – 1994.03.24)

Apostolic Administrator of Doruma–Dungu (Congo-Kinshasa) (1990 – 1992)

Bishop Wilhelm Theo van den Elzen, O.S.A.Permalink
(1970.07.03 – 1983.05.07)

Born:1913.08.24 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1940.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:1968.01.25
Died:2000.01.23 († 86)

Prefect Apostolic of Doruma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1958.11.13 – 1967.09.26)

Bishop of Doruma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1967.09.26 – 1970.07.03)

Bishop of Doruma–Dungu (Congo-Kinshasa) (1970.07.03 – 1983.05.07)

Bishops of Doruma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Wilhelm Theo van den Elzen, O.S.A.Permalink
(1967.09.26 – 1970.07.03)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Doruma (Roman Rite)

Fr. Wilhelm Theo van den Elzen, O.S.A. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1958.11.13 – 1967.09.26)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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