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Diocese of

Kabgayi

Rwanda Rwanda

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,187 km²

Population: 681,744 Catholics (62.0% of 1,099,165 total) (2017)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 4 missions, 100 priests (83 diocesan, 17 religious), 245 lay religious (46 brothers, 199 sisters), 110 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kigali

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.01.21 – ...):Bishop Smaragde Mbonyintege (73)Bishop Smaragde Mbonyintege (73)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kabgayi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Smaragde Mbonyintege (73)Bishop Smaragde Mbonyintege (73)Permalink
(2006.01.21 – ...)

Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda)
President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa

Lumen Christi spes mea

Born:1947.02.02 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:2006.03.26

Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (2006.01.21 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda (2010.03 – 2015)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (2013.07.04 – ...)

Bishop Anastase Mutabazi (67)Bishop Anastase Mutabazi (67)Permalink
(1996.03.13 – 2004.12.10)

Bishop emeritus of Kabgayi (Rwanda)

Pax in Christo

Born:1952.12.24 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1996.05.26

Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1996.03.13 – 2004.12.10)

Fr. André SibomanaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1994.11.11 – 1996.03.13)

Bishop Thaddée NsengiyumvaPermalink
(1989.10.07 – 1994.06.07)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1949.03.17 (Rwanda)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.31
Died:1994.06.07 († 45)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1987.11.18 – 1989.10.07)

Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1989.10.07 – 1994.06.07)

Archbishop André Perraudin, M. Afr.Permalink
(1976.04.10 – 1989.10.07)

Super omnia caritas / Par-dessus tout la charité

Born:1914.10.07 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1939.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1956.03.25
Died:2003.04.25 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Cataquas (1955.12.19 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1955.12.19 – 1959.11.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1959.11.10 – 1976.04.10)

Archbishop-Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1976.04.10 – 1989.10.07)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Kabgayi (Roman Rite)

Archbishop André Perraudin, M. Afr.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1976.04.10)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Kabgayi (Roman Rite)

Bishop André Perraudin, M. Afr. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1955.12.19 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Bishop Laurent-François Déprimoz, M. Afr.Permalink
(1952.02.14 – 1955.04.15)

Iter para tutum

Born:1884.06.13 (France)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1943.03.19
Died:1962.04.05 († 77)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Ruanda (Rwanda) (1943.01.12 – 1945.01.31)

Titular Bishop of Matara in Proconsulari (1943.01.12 – 1962.04.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Ruanda (Rwanda) (1945.01.31 – 1952.02.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Kabgayi (Rwanda) (1952.02.14 – 1955.04.15)

Vicars Apostolic of Ruanda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Laurent-François Déprimoz, M. Afr.Permalink
(1945.01.31 – 1952.02.14)

(see above)

Bishop Léon-Paul Classe, M. Afr.Permalink
(1922.04.10 – 1945.01.31)

Cui credidi

Born:1874.06.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1900
Consecrated Bishop:1922.05.28
Died:1945.01.31 († 70)

Vicar Apostolic of Ruanda (Rwanda) (1922.04.10 – 1945.01.31)

Titular Bishop of Maxula Prates (1922.04.26 – 1945.01.31)

Vicars Apostolic of Kivu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Joseph Hirth, M. Afr.Permalink
(1912.12.12 – 1920.10.25)

Born:1854.03.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1878.09.15
Consecrated Bishop:1890.05.25
Died:1931.01.06 († 76)

Vicar Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza (Uganda) (1889.12.04 – 1894.07.13)

Titular Bishop of Theveste (1889.12.04 – 1931.01.06)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Victoria-Nyanza (Tanzania) (1894.07.13 – 1912.12.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Kivu (Rwanda) (1912.12.12 – 1920.10.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.06.16

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