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Diocese of

Tombura–Yambio

South Sudan South Sudan

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 81,562 km²

Population: 1,215,000 Catholics (63.4% of 1,915,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Juba

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 29 parishes, 1 mission, 45 priests (40 diocesan, 5 religious), 68 lay religious (25 brothers, 43 sisters), 35 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.04.19 – ...):Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala (54)Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala (54)

President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tombura–Yambio (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala (54)Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala (54)Permalink
(2008.04.19 – ...)

Bishop of Tombura–Yambio (South Sudan)
President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference

Born:1964.03.23 (Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1994.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:2008.06.29

Bishop of Tombura–Yambio (South Sudan) (2008.04.19 – ...)

President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference (2016.10 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Abangite GasiPermalink
(1986.02.21 – 2008.04.19)

Born:1928.01.01 (Sudan)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1975.04.06
Died:2014.09.12 († 86)

Bishop of Tombura (South Sudan) (1974.12.12 – 1986.02.21)

President of Sudan Bishops’ Conference (1975 – 1978)

Bishop of Tombura–Yambio (South Sudan) (1986.02.21 – 2008.04.19)

Bishops of Tombura (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Abangite GasiPermalink
(1974.12.12 – 1986.02.21)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Mupoi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Domenico Ferrara, M.C.C.J.Permalink
(1949.03.11 – 1973.04.18)

Born:1905.07.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1966.05.29
Died:1998.09.21 († 93)

Prefect Apostolic of Mupoi (South Sudan) (1949.03.11 – 1973.04.18)

Titular Bishop of Absa Salla (1966.03.15 – 1998.09.21)


as of 2018.11.07

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