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Diocese of

Popokabaka

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 45,000 km²

Population: 685,000 Catholics (56.8% of 1,206,000 total) (2015)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 2 missions, 67 priests (53 diocesan, 14 religious), 111 lay religious (30 brothers, 81 sisters), 29 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kinshasa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.06.29 – ...):Bishop Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (61)Bishop-elect Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Popokabaka (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (61)Bishop-elect Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (61)Permalink
(2020.06.29 – ...)

Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1959.06.29 (Misay, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1988.02.21

Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa) (2020.06.29 – ...)

Bishop Louis Nzala Kianza (74)Bishop Louis Nzala Kianza (74)Permalink
(1996.04.22 – 2020.06.29)

Bishop emeritus of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1946.02.06 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.25
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.14

Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa) (1996.04.22 – 2020.06.29)

Apostolic Administrator of Idiofa (Congo-Kinshasa) (2006.05.31 – 2009.05.26)

Bishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (83)Bishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (83)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1991 – 1996.04.22)

Bishop André Mayamba Mabuti KathongoPermalink
(1979.12.01 – 1993.09.24)

Born:1931 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1978.08.27
Died:2016.04.12 († 85)

Coadjutor Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa) (1978.04.27 – 1979.12.01)

Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa) (1979.12.01 – 1993.09.24)

Bishop Pierre Bouckaert, S.J.Permalink
(1961.06.24 – 1979.12.01)

Born:1914.07.27 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1946.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1961.10.08
Died:1992.11.13 († 78)

Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa) (1961.06.24 – 1979.12.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.06.30

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