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Diocese of

Inongo

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 100,000 km²

Population: 737,000 Catholics (64.1% of 1,150,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kinshasa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 23 parishes, 65 priests (63 diocesan, 2 religious), 147 lay religious (7 brothers, 140 sisters), 51 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.07.27 – ...):Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (79)Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (79)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Inongo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (79)Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (79)Permalink
(2005.07.27 – ...)

Bishop of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Regnat Christus Dominus

Born:1938.02.21 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1992.01.06

Coadjutor Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1991.04.15 – 1992.11.13)

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1992.11.13 – 2005.07.27)

Bishop of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (2005.07.27 – ...)

Bishop Léon Lesambo Ndamwize (88)Bishop Léon Lesambo Ndamwize (88)Permalink
(1967.06.12 – 2005.07.27)

Bishop emeritus of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Pour la vie

Born:1929.06.21 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1956.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1967.10.15

Bishop of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1967.06.12 – 2005.07.27)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Congo (1970 – 1975)

Bishop Jan van Cauwelaert, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1967.06.12)

Born:1914.04.12 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1939.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1954.03.25
Died:2016.08.18 († 102)

Titular Bishop of Metropolis in Asia (1954.01.06 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1954.01.06 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1967.06.12)

Titular Bishop of Uccula (1967.06.12 – 1976.10.12)

Vicars Apostolic of Inongo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jan van Cauwelaert, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1954.01.06 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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