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Diocese of

Kakamega

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,517 km²

Population: 888,588 Catholics (38.9% of 2,282,108 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisumu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 40 parishes, 1 mission, 93 priests (88 diocesan, 5 religious), 536 lay religious (98 brothers, 438 sisters), 48 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.05 – ...):Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (50)Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kakamega (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (50)Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (50)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 (80)Bishop Philip Sulumeti (80)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 2017.08.17

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