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Diocese of

Ruyigi

Burundi Burundi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,303 km²

Population: 384,987 Catholics (65.2% of 590,880 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gitega

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 17 parishes, 48 priests (46 diocesan, 2 religious), 110 lay religious (20 brothers, 90 sisters), 69 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.10.30 – ...):Bishop Blaise Nzeyimana (64)Bishop Blaise Nzeyimana (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ruyigi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Blaise Nzeyimana (64)Bishop Blaise Nzeyimana (64)Permalink
(2010.10.30 – ...)

Bishop of Ruyigi (Burundi)

Esprit et vérité

Born:1954.06.02 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1981.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:2011.01.15

Bishop of Ruyigi (Burundi) (2010.10.30 – ...)

Bishop Joseph NduhirubusaPermalink
(1980.04.19 – 2010.10.30)

Born:1938.04.24 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1964.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.04
Died:2012.07.16 († 74)

Bishop of Ruyigi (Burundi) (1980.04.19 – 2010.10.30)

Bishop Joachim Ruhuna (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1973.04.13 – 1980.03.28)

Born:1933.10.27 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1962.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1973.07.25
Died:1996.09.09 († 62)

Bishop of Ruyigi (Burundi) (1973.04.13 – 1980.03.28)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (1980 – 1986)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Gitega (Burundi) (1980.03.28 – 1982.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gitega (Burundi) (1982.11.06 – 1996.09.09)


as of 2018.11.07

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