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Military Ordinariate of

Military Ordinariate of Kenya

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Military Ordinariate

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 21 parishes, 21 priests (19 diocesan, 2 religious), 5 lay religious (2 brothers, 3 sisters) (2014)

Address: Military Ordinariate, Department of Defense, Ulinzi House, P.O. Box 40668, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya

History


Present Prelates

Military Ordinary:vacant
Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate (2016.12.30 – ...):Msgr. Benjamin Kituto MaswiliMsgr. Benjamin Kituto Maswili

Ordinaries

Military Ordinaries of Military Ordinariate of Kenya (Roman Rite)

Msgr. Benjamin Kituto MaswiliMsgr. Benjamin Kituto MaswiliPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate 2016.12.30 – ...)

Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich (59)Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich (59)Permalink
(1997.08.29 – 2016.12.30)

Military Ordinary emeritus of Kenya (Kenya)

Born:1957.07.27 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1983.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.03

Titular Bishop of Zuglio (1996.03.09 – 1997.08.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1996.03.09 – 1997.08.29)

Military Ordinary of Kenya (Kenya) (1997.08.29 – 2016.12.30)

Cardinal Maurice Michael OtungaPermalink
(1986.07.21 – 1997.09.13)

Per ipsum et cum ipso et in ipso

Born:1923.01 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1957.02.25
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:2003.09.06 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Tacapæ (1956.11.17 – 1960.05.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (1956.11.17 – 1960.05.21)

Bishop of Kisii (Kenya) (1960.05.21 – 1969.11.15)

Military Vicar of Kenya (Kenya) (1964.01.20 – 1986.07.21)

Titular Archbishop of Bomarzo (1969.11.15 – 1971.10.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1969.11.15 – 1971.10.24)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1970 – 1976)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1971.10.24 – 1997.05.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Barbarigo alle Tre Fontane (1973.03.05 – 2003.09.06)

Military Ordinary of Kenya (Kenya) (1986.07.21 – 1997.09.13)

Military Vicars of Kenya (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Maurice Michael OtungaPermalink
(1964.01.20 – 1986.07.21)

(see above)


as of 2017.04.23

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