GCatholic.org


Map

Diocese of

Kericho

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,800 km²

Population: 249,770 Catholics (15.3% of 1,632,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 43 parishes, 1 mission, 61 priests (30 diocesan, 31 religious), 114 lay religious (50 brothers, 64 sisters), 8 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nairobi

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.12.14 – ...):Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich (62)Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kericho (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich (62)Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich (62)Permalink
(2019.12.14 – ...)

Bishop of Kericho (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)

Bishop of Kericho (Kenya) (2019.12.14 – ...)

Bishop Emmanuel Okombo Wandera (77)Bishop Emmanuel Okombo Wandera (77)Permalink
(2003.03.22 – 2019.12.14)

Bishop emeritus of Kericho (Kenya)

Born:1942.11.29 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:2003.05.24

Bishop of Kericho (Kenya) (2003.03.22 – 2019.12.14)

Archbishop Philip Arnold Subira Anyolo (63)Bishop Philip Arnold Subira Anyolo (63) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.12.06 – 2003.03.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kisumu (Kenya)
President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

Born:1956.05.18 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1983.10.15
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.03

Bishop of Kericho (Kenya) (1995.12.06 – 2003.03.22)

Bishop of Homa Bay (Kenya) (2003.03.22 – 2018.11.15)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (2018.11.15 – ...)


as of 2020.03.23

© 2020 GCatholic.org

Up