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Diocese of

Ngozi

Burundi Burundi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,707 km²

Population: 1,098,047 Catholics (80.2% of 1,369,548 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gitega

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 26 parishes, 10 missions, 82 priests (71 diocesan, 11 religious), 252 lay religious (30 brothers, 222 sisters), 70 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ngozi (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gervais Banshimiyubusa (66)Bishop Gervais Banshimiyubusa (66) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.12.14 – 2018.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bujumbura (Burundi)

Je suis l’honneur

Born:1952.09.09 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1981.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.16

Coadjutor Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (2000.05.10 – 2002.12.14)

Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (2002.12.14 – 2018.03.24)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2011 – 2017.03.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (2018.03.24 – ...)

Bishop Stanislas Kaburungu (83)Bishop Stanislas Kaburungu (83)Permalink
(1968.09.05 – 2002.12.14)

Bishop emeritus of Ngozi (Burundi)

Bon pour tous

Born:1935.10.07 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1961.09.03
Consecrated Bishop:1969.01.25

Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (1968.09.05 – 2002.12.14)

Bishop André Makarakiza, M. Afr. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1961.08.21 – 1968.09.05)

Born:1919 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1951.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:1961.12.08
Died:2004.04.17 († 85)

Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (1961.08.21 – 1968.09.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gitega (Burundi) (1968.09.05 – 1982.11.06)

Bishop Joseph Martin, M. Afr.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1961.06.06)

Cum fiducia

Born:1903.04.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1926.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1949.11.30
Died:1982.06.13 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Oliva (1949.07.14 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Ngozi (Burundi) (1949.07.14 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (1959.11.10 – 1961.06.06)

Bishop of Bururi (Burundi) (1961.06.06 – 1973.09.17)

Vicars Apostolic of Ngozi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Martin, M. Afr.Permalink
(1949.07.14 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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