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Diocese of

Isiro–Niangara

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 60,000 km²

Population: 996,465 Catholics (60.8% of 1,638,782 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisangani

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 23 parishes, 3 missions, 104 priests (83 diocesan, 21 religious), 226 lay religious (31 brothers, 195 sisters), 34 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.02.01 – ...):Bishop Julien Andavo Mbia (68)Bishop Julien Andavo Mbia (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Isiro–Niangara (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julien Andavo Mbia (68)Bishop Julien Andavo Mbia (68)Permalink
(2003.02.01 – ...)

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa)

Servir l’amour

Born:1950.09.05 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1979.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.19

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (2003.02.01 – ...)

Bishop Charles Kambale Mbogha, A.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.12.06 – 2001.03.13)

Je me suis fait tout a tous

Born:1942.11.04 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1990.11.25
Died:2005.10.09 († 62)

Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1990.06.11 – 1995.12.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.12.06 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.12.06 – 2001.03.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bukavu (Congo-Kinshasa) (2001.03.13 – 2005.10.09)

Bishop Emile Aiti Waro Leru’aPermalink
(1989.09.25 – 1994.03.24)

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 Ambroise Uma Arakayo AmabePermalink
(1976.02.19 – 1989.04.01)

Born:1930 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1972.08.20
Died:1989.04.01 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Horrea Cœlia (1972.05.06 – 1976.02.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1972.05.06 – 1976.02.19)

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1976.02.19 – 1989.04.01)

Bishop François-Odon de Wilde, O.P.Permalink
(1970.03.23 – 1976.02.19)

Born:1908.01.28 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1931.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1948.06.29
Died:1976.02.19 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Tadamata (1948.03.11 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1948.03.11 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1970.03.23)

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1970.03.23 – 1976.02.19)

Bishops of Niangara (Roman Rite)

Bishop François-Odon de Wilde, O.P.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1970.03.23)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Niangara (Roman Rite)

Bishop François-Odon de Wilde, O.P.Permalink
(1948.03.11 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Bishop Robert Costanzo Lagae, O.P.Permalink
(1924.12.18 – 1948)

Born:1882.11.20
Ordained Priest:1907.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1925.06.11
Died:1966.05.16 († 83)

Vicar Apostolic of Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1924.12.18 – 1948)

Titular Bishop of Tricca (1924.12.18 – 1966.05.16)

Prefects Apostolic of Uélé Orientale (Roman Rite)

Fr. Ceslas Rolin, O.P.Permalink
(1922 – 1924)

Died:1924

Prefect Apostolic of Uélé Orientale (Congo-Kinshasa) (1922 – 1924)

Fr. Reginald van Schoote, O.P.Permalink
(1912 – 1922)

Died:1922

Prefect Apostolic of Uélé Orientale (Congo-Kinshasa) (1912 – 1922)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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