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Diocese of

Kisii

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,196 km²

Population: 655,000 Catholics (27.2% of 2,406,172 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisumu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 parishes, 58 priests (50 diocesan, 8 religious), 247 lay religious (17 brothers, 230 sisters), 36 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1994.12.19 – ...):Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (64)Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kisii (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (64)Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (64)Permalink
(1994.12.19 – ...)

Bishop of Kisii (Kenya)

Born:1954.06.29 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1987.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1995.07.21

Bishop of Kisii (Kenya) (1994.12.19 – ...)

Bishop Tiberius Charles MugendiPermalink
(1969.11.15 – 1993.12.17)

Born:1922.08.28 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1970.02.24
Died:1993.12.17 († 71)

Bishop of Kisii (Kenya) (1969.11.15 – 1993.12.17)

Bishop Maurice Michael Otunga (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1960.05.21 – 1969.11.15)

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)


as of 2018.11.07

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