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Diocese of

Kakamega

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,517 km²

Population: 790,588 Catholics (36.4% of 2,172,171 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisumu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 40 parishes, 107 priests (105 diocesan, 2 religious), 482 lay religious (45 brothers, 437 sisters), 39 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.05 – ...):Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (49)Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (49)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kakamega (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (49)Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (49)Permalink
(2014.12.05 – ...)

Bishop of Kakamega (Kenya)

Born:1967 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1996.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:2015.03.07

Bishop of Kakamega (Kenya) (2014.12.05 – ...)

Bishop Philip Sulumeti (78)Bishop Philip Sulumeti (78)Permalink
(1978.02.28 – 2014.12.05)

Bishop emeritus of Kakamega (Kenya)

Born:1937.08.15 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1972.08.20

Titular Bishop of Urci (1972.05.28 – 1976.12.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (1972.05.28 – 1976.12.09)

Bishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (1976.12.09 – 1978.02.28)

Bishop of Kakamega (Kenya) (1978.02.28 – 2014.12.05)


as of 2016.05.09

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