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Diocese of

Marsabit

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 78,078 km²

Population: 45,579 Catholics (11.8% of 386,342 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nyeri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 13 parishes, 3 missions, 33 priests (20 diocesan, 13 religious), 59 lay religious (16 brothers, 43 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.11.25 – ...):Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (64)Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Marsabit (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (64)Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (64)Permalink
(2006.11.25 – ...)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya)

Born:1954.02.06 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.11

Bishop of Murang’a (Kenya) (1999.06.03 – 2006.11.25)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya) (2006.11.25 – ...)

Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi, I.M.C. (89)Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi, I.M.C. (89)Permalink
(1981.06.19 – 2006.11.25)

Bishop emeritus of Marsabit (Kenya)

Born:1929.02.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1957.02.09
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.18

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya) (1981.06.19 – 2006.11.25)

Bishop Carlo Maria Cavallera, I.M.C.Permalink
(1964.11.25 – 1981)

Born:1909.01.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1931.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.15
Died:1990.09.22 († 81)

Apostolic Administrator of Meru (Kenya) (1947 – 1954.03.03)

Titular Bishop of Sufes (1947.06.19 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Nyeri (Kenya) (1947.06.19 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (1953.03.25 – 1964.11.25)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya) (1964.11.25 – 1981)


as of 2018.11.07

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