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Diocese of

Kenge

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 34,385 km²

Population: 596,240 Catholics (57.2% of 1,043,106 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kinshasa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 28 parishes, 10 missions, 85 priests (64 diocesan, 21 religious), 131 lay religious (36 brothers, 95 sisters), 37 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.03.31 – ...):Bishop Jean-Pierre Kwambamba Masi (58)Bishop Jean-Pierre Kwambamba Masi (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kenge (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Pierre Kwambamba Masi (58)Bishop Jean-Pierre Kwambamba Masi (58)Permalink
(2018.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1960.08.09 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:2015.06.07

Papal Master of Ceremonies of Office for the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff (2009.09.02 – 2015.03.31)

Titular Bishop of Naratcata (2015.03.31 – 2018.03.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa) (2015.03.31 – 2018.03.31)

Bishop of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa) (2018.03.31 – ...)

Bishop Jean Gaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D. (77)Bishop Jean Gaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D. (77)Permalink
(1999.06.01 – 2018.03.31)

Bishop emeritus of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1940.12.23 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.19

Coadjutor Bishop of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa) (1997.12.13 – 1999.06.01)

Bishop of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa) (1999.06.01 – 2018.03.31)

Bishop Dieudonné M’Sanda Tsinda-HataPermalink
(1974.04.25 – 1999.06.01)

Ut diligatis invicem

Born:1935.07.25 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.23
Consecrated Bishop:1974.06.30
Died:2001.10.24 († 66)

Bishop of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa) (1974.04.25 – 1999.06.01)

Bishop Franz Hoenen, S.V.D.Permalink
(1963.07.06 – 1974.04.25)

Born:1919.11.01 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1948.08.08
Consecrated Bishop:1963.10.20
Died:1997.12.21 († 78)

Bishop of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa) (1963.07.06 – 1974.04.25)

Prefects Apostolic of Kenge (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jean Van der Heyden, S.V.D.Permalink
(1957 – 1963)

Died:1963

Prefect Apostolic of Kenge (Congo-Kinshasa) (1957 – 1963)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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