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Diocese of

Popokabaka

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 45,000 km²

Population: 906,350 Catholics (57.7% of 1,571,740 total) (2020)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 2 missions, 55 priests (49 diocesan, 6 religious), 120 lay religious (13 brothers, 107 sisters), 21 seminarians (2020)

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 (62)Bishop Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Popokabaka (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (62)Bishop Bernard Marie Fansaka Biniama (62)Permalink
(2020.06.29 – ...)

Bishop of Popokabaka (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1959.06.29 (Misay, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1988.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:2020.08.23

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

Bishop Louis Nzala KianzaPermalink
(1996.04.22 – 2020.06.29)

Born:1946.02.06 (Kiamfu Kia Nzadi, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.25
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.14
Died:2020.11.26 (Kinshasa, Congo-Kinshasa † 74)

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. (85)Bishop Édouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. (85)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 2022.05.11

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