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Diocese of

Murang’a

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,016 km²

Population: 992,893 Catholics (52.2% of 1,901,503 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nyeri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 44 parishes, 1 mission, 113 priests (94 diocesan, 19 religious), 192 lay religious (39 brothers, 153 sisters), 57 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.04.04 – ...):Bishop James Maria Wainaina Kungu (61)Bishop James Maria Wainaina Kungu (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Murang’a (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Maria Wainaina Kungu (61)Bishop James Maria Wainaina Kungu (61)Permalink
(2009.04.04 – ...)

Bishop of Murang’a (Kenya)

Born:1956.12.23 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:2009.06.27

Bishop of Murang’a (Kenya) (2009.04.04 – ...)

Cardinal John Njue (74)Cardinal John Njue (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2006.11 – 2009.04.04)

Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (64)Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (64)Permalink
(1999.06.03 – 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 – ...)

Archbishop Peter J. Kairo (77)Bishop Peter J. Kairo (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1983.03.17 – 1997.04.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nyeri (Kenya)

Born:1941.05.24 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1970.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.21

Bishop of Murang’a (Kenya) (1983.03.17 – 1997.04.21)

Bishop of Nakuru (Kenya) (1997.04.21 – 2008.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (2008.04.19 – 2017.04.23)


as of 2018.11.07

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