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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Mombasa

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 38,000 km²

Population: 328,000 Catholics (14.6% of 2,251,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Garissa, Malindi

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 52 parishes, 119 priests (71 diocesan, 48 religious), 1 deacon, 322 lay religious (62 brothers, 260 sisters), 38 seminarians (2014)

Address: Catholic Secretariat, P.O. Box 84425, Nyerere Ave., Mobasa, Kenya

Phone: (043)31.15.26

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.12.09 – ...):Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (64)Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (64)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Mombasa (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (64)Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (64)Permalink
(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 Emmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap. (66)Bishop Emmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap. (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.11.01 – 2014.12.09)

Archbishop Boniface LelePermalink
(2005.04.01 – 2013.11.01)

Born:1947.04.14 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.02
Died:2014.04.09 († 66)

Bishop of Kitui (Kenya) (1995.11.02 – 2005.04.01)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Machakos (Kenya) (2003.01.24 – 2003.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (2005.04.01 – 2013.11.01)

Archbishop John Njenga (87)Archbishop John Njenga (87)Permalink
(1990.05.21 – 2005.04.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Mombasa (Kenya)

Born:1928.12.25 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1957.02.17
Consecrated Bishop:1970.11.22

Bishop of Eldoret (Kenya) (1970.10.19 – 1988.10.25)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1976 – 1982)

Bishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1988.10.25 – 1990.05.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1990.05.21 – 2005.04.01)

Bishops of Mombasa (Roman Rite)

Archbishop John Njenga (87)Bishop John Njenga (87) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1988.10.25 – 1990.05.21)

(see above)

Bishop Nicodemus Kirima (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1978.02.27 – 1988.03.12)

Born:1936.03.03 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1978.05.14
Died:2007.11.27 († 71)

Bishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1978.02.27 – 1988.03.12)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1988 – 1991)

Bishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (1988.03.12 – 1990.05.21)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (1989 – 1997)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (1990.05.21 – 2007.11.27)

Bishop Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1964.12.12 – 1978.02.27)

Born:1900.10.23 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1928.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.11
Died:1981.05.03 († 80)

Bishop of Mombasa e Zanzibar (Kenya) (1957.01.26 – 1964.12.12)

Bishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1964.12.12 – 1978.02.27)

Bishops of Mombasa e Zanzibar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1957.01.26 – 1964.12.12)

(see above)


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