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Diocese of

Gikongoro

Rwanda Rwanda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,057 km²

Population: 319,000 Catholics (44.0% of 725,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kigali

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 12 parishes, 41 priests (33 diocesan, 8 religious), 86 lay religious (9 brothers, 77 sisters), 30 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.26 – ...):Bishop Célestin Hakizimana (55)Bishop Célestin Hakizimana (55)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gikongoro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Célestin Hakizimana (55)Bishop Célestin Hakizimana (55)Permalink
(2014.11.26 – ...)

Bishop of Gikongoro (Rwanda)
Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda

Duc in altum

Born:1963.08.14 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1991.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.24

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda (2011 – ...)

Bishop of Gikongoro (Rwanda) (2014.11.26 – ...)

Bishop Philippe Rukamba (70)Bishop Philippe Rukamba (70)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.05.28 – 2014.11.26)

Bishop Augustin MisagoPermalink
(1992.03.30 – 2012.03.12)

Omnia propter evangelium

Born:1943 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1992.06.28
Died:2012.03.12 († 69)

Bishop of Gikongoro (Rwanda) (1992.03.30 – 2012.03.12)


as of 2018.11.07

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