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Diocese of

Kumbo

Cameroon Cameroon

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,000 km²

Population: 178,321 Catholics (20.3% of 877,857 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bamenda

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 27 parishes, 1 mission, 83 priests (60 diocesan, 23 religious), 212 lay religious (68 brothers, 144 sisters), 66 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.07.08 – ...):Bishop George Nkuo (65)Bishop George Nkuo (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kumbo (Roman Rite)

Bishop George Nkuo (65)Bishop George Nkuo (65)Permalink
(2006.07.08 – ...)

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon)

Deus caritas est

Born:1953.02.27 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1981.04.26
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.08

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon) (2006.07.08 – ...)

Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (75)Bishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1982.09.10 – 2004.12.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon)

Sermo tuus veritas est

Born:1943.07.02 (Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1982.12.08

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon) (1982.09.10 – 2004.12.07)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2000 – 2004)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2004.12.07 – 2006.01.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2006.01.23 – ...)


as of 2018.11.07

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