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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Nairobi

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese, Primatial See of Kenya

Suffragan Sees: Kericho, Kitui, Machakos, Nakuru, Ngong

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.10.06 – ...):Cardinal John Njue (70)Cardinal John Njue (70)

Cardinal-Priest of Preziosissimo Sangue di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo

President of Kenya Episcopal Conference

Auxiliary Bishop (1999.12.22 – ...):Bishop David Kamau Ng’ang’a (59)Bishop David Kamau Ng’ang’a (59)

Titular Bishop of Oëa

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Nairobi (Roman Rite)

Cardinal John Njue (70)Cardinal John Njue (70)
(2007.10.06 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Preziosissimo Sangue di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo
Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya)
President of Kenya Episcopal Conference

In veritate Testimonium in caritate servitium

Born:1944 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1973.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1986.09.20
Created Cardinal:2007.11.24

Bishop of Embu (Kenya) (1986.06.09 – 2002.03.09)

President of Kenya Episcopal Conference (1997 – 2003)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (2002.03.09 – 2007.10.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Isiolo (Kenya) (2005 – 2006.01.25)

President of Kenya Episcopal Conference (2006 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Murang’a (Kenya) (2006.11 – 2009.04.04)

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

Cardinal-Priest of Preziosissimo Sangue di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo (2007.11.24 [2008.02.17] – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Nyeri (Kenya) (2007.12 – 2008.04.19)

Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki (82)Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki (82)
(1997.04.21 – 2007.10.06)

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 Episcopal Conference (1982 – 1988)

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

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

Cardinal Maurice Michael Otunga
(1971.10.24 – 1997.05.14)

Per ipsum et cum ipso et in ipso

Born:1923.01 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1957.02.25
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:2003.09.06 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Tacapæ (1956.11.17 – 1960.05.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (1956.11.17 – 1960.05.21)

Bishop of Kisii (Kenya) (1960.05.21 – 1969.11.15)

Military Vicar of Kenya (Kenya) (1964.01.20 – 1986.07.21)

Titular Archbishop of Bomarzo (1969.11.15 – 1971.10.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1969.11.15 – 1971.10.24)

President of Kenya Episcopal Conference (1970 – 1976)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1971.10.24 – 1997.05.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Barbarigo alle Tre Fontane (1973.03.05 – 2003.09.06)

Military Ordinary of Kenya (Kenya) (1986.07.21 – 1997.09.13)

Archbishop John Joseph McCarthy, C.S.Sp.
(1953.03.25 – 1971.10.24)

Born:1896.04.27 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1925.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1946.10.27
Died:1983.01.13 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Cercina (1946.07.11 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1946.07.11 – 1953.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1953.03.25 – 1971.10.24)

President of Kenya Episcopal Conference (1969 – 1970)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.15

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