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Diocese of

Goma

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,000 km²

Population: 567,648 Catholics (39.3% of 1,443,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bukavu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 28 parishes, 2 missions, 141 priests (92 diocesan, 49 religious), 397 lay religious (145 brothers, 252 sisters), 55 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.03.18 – ...):Bishop Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka (77)Bishop Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka (77)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Goma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka (77)Bishop Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka (77)Permalink
(2010.03.18 – ...)

Bishop of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa)

Pour que nous ayons la vie et que nous l’ayons en abondance

Born:1941.02.27 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.19

Bishop of Kasongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.11.02 – 2009.04.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Kindu (Congo-Kinshasa) (2004.02.03 – 2007.04.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa) (2009.04.21 – 2010.03.18)

Bishop of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa) (2010.03.18 – ...)

Bishop Faustin Ngabu (83)Bishop Faustin Ngabu (83)Permalink
(1974.09.07 – 2010.03.18)

Bishop emeritus of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa)

Je suis prêt

Born:1935 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1974.10.27

Titular Bishop of Tigamibena (1974.04.25 – 1974.09.07)

Coadjutor Bishop of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1974.04.25 – 1974.09.07)

Bishop of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1974.09.07 – 2010.03.18)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (1985 – 1990)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Congo (1992 – 2000)

Bishop Joseph Mikararanga BusimbaPermalink
(1960.03.01 – 1974.09.07)

Born:1912
Ordained Priest:1940.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.08
Died:1974.09.07 († 62)

Bishop of Goma (Congo-Kinshasa) (1960.03.01 – 1974.09.07)

Archbishop Louis van Steene, M. Afr.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1959 – 1960.03.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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