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Diocese of

Machakos

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,183 km²

Population: 1,109,082 Catholics (39.7% of 2,794,290 total) (2017)

Statistics: 78 parishes, 4 missions, 236 priests (202 diocesan, 34 religious), 315 lay religious (92 brothers, 223 sisters), 57 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nairobi

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.23 – ...):Bishop Norman King’oo Wambua (67)Bishop Norman King’oo Wambua (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Machakos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Norman King’oo Wambua (67)Bishop Norman King’oo Wambua (67)Permalink
(2018.06.23 – ...)

Bishop of Machakos (Kenya)

Born:1952 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1998.08.16

Bishop of Bungoma (Kenya) (1998.06.27 – 2018.06.23)

Bishop of Machakos (Kenya) (2018.06.23 – ...)

Archbishop Anthony Muheria (56)Bishop Anthony Muheria (56) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2015.02 – 2017.04.23)

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (67)Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (67)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.12.09 – 2015.02)

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (67)Bishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (67) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2003.03.15 – 2014.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya)

That they may be one

Born:1952.02.10 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.03

Bishop of Machakos (Kenya) (2003.03.15 – 2014.12.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Kitui (Kenya) (2007.05 – 2008.06.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Machakos (Kenya) (2014.12.09 – 2015.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (2014.12.09 – ...)

Bishop Boniface Lele (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2003.01.24 – 2003.03.15)

Bishop Urbanus Joseph KiokoPermalink
(1973.07.09 – 2003.03.15)

Born:1928.05.13 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1961.01.08
Consecrated Bishop:1973.10.07
Died:2008.03.02 († 79)

Bishop of Machakos (Kenya) (1973.07.09 – 2003.03.15)

Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki (87)Bishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki (87) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1969.05.29 – 1971.08.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nairobi (Kenya)

Born:1931.12.25 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1961.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.01

Bishop of Machakos (Kenya) (1969.05.29 – 1971.08.30)

Bishop of Nakuru (Kenya) (1971.08.30 – 1996.06.14)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1982 – 1988)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1996.06.14 – 1997.04.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1997.04.21 – 2007.10.06)


as of 2019.11.30

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