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Diocese of

Mbujimayi

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,285 km²

Population: 2,091,860 Catholics (50.0% of 4,185,800 total) (2018)

Statistics: 106 parishes, 13 missions, 201 priests (147 diocesan, 54 religious), 472 lay religious (130 brothers, 342 sisters), 138 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kananga

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.08.01 – ...):Bishop Bernard Emmanuel Kasanda Mulenga (66)Bishop Bernard Emmanuel Kasanda Mulenga (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mbujimayi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernard Emmanuel Kasanda Mulenga (66)Bishop Bernard Emmanuel Kasanda Mulenga (66)Permalink
(2009.08.01 – ...)

Bishop of Mbujimayi (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1954.12.25 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1981.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.14

Titular Bishop of Utimmira (1998.02.14 – 2009.08.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mbujimayi (Congo-Kinshasa) (1998.02.14 – 2009.08.01)

Bishop of Mbujimayi (Congo-Kinshasa) (2009.08.01 – ...)

Bishop Tharcisse Tshibangu Tshishiku (87)Bishop Tharcisse Tshibangu Tshishiku (87)Permalink
(1991.11.26 – 2009.08.01)

Bishop emeritus of Mbujimayi (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1933.04.23 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1959.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.06

Titular Bishop of Scampa (1970.09.01 – 1991.11.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa) (1970.09.01 – 1991.11.26)

Bishop of Mbujimayi (Congo-Kinshasa) (1991.11.26 – 2009.08.01)

Bishop Joseph Ngogi NkongoloPermalink
(1966.05.03 – 1991)

Born:1916.06.17 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1946.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:1959.07.01
Died:1999.10.12 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Lebedus (1959.04.25 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Luebo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.04.25 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Luebo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1966.05.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Mbuji-Mayi (Congo-Kinshasa) (1963 – 1966.05.03)

Bishop of Mbujimayi (Congo-Kinshasa) (1966.05.03 – 1991)

Apostolic Administrators of Mbuji-Mayi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Ngogi NkongoloPermalink
(1963 – 1966.05.03)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.04.16

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