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Diocese of

Kabinda

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 58,625 km²

Population: 591,100 Catholics (51.8% of 1,141,080 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kananga

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 30 parishes, 56 priests (53 diocesan, 3 religious), 156 lay religious (18 brothers, 138 sisters), 63 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kabinda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Valentin Masengo NkindaPermalink
(1995.11.02 – 2018.10.26)

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Born:1940.12.10 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.18
Died:2018.10.26 († 77)

Bishop of Kabinda (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.11.02 – 2018.10.26)

Bishop Matthieu KanyamaPermalink
(1968.12.16 – 1995.11.02)

Born:1917.10.12 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1946.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:1969.01.06
Died:2005.10.01 († 87)

Bishop of Kabinda (Congo-Kinshasa) (1968.12.16 – 1995.11.02)

Bishop Georges Kettel, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1968.12.19)

Born:1897.05.19 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1921.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1953.06.04
Died:1972.07.16 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Thabraca (1953.03.24 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Kabinda (Congo-Kinshasa) (1953.03.24 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Kabinda (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1968.12.19)

Titular Bishop of Caorle (1968.12.19 – 1972.07.16)

Vicars Apostolic of Kabinda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Georges Kettel, C.I.C.M.Permalink
(1953.03.24 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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