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Diocese of

Tshumbe

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 60,000 km²

Population: 399,647 Catholics (29.0% of 1,380,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kananga

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 21 parishes, 2 missions, 73 priests (68 diocesan, 5 religious), 224 lay religious (29 brothers, 195 sisters), 48 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.05.20 – ...):Bishop Nicolas Djomo Lola (74)Bishop Nicolas Djomo Lola (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tshumbe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Nicolas Djomo Lola (74)Bishop Nicolas Djomo Lola (74)Permalink
(1997.05.20 – ...)

Bishop of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1944.07.03 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.11.09

Bishop of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa) (1997.05.20 – ...)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (2002 – 2007.07)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Congo (2008 – 2016.06.24)

Bishop Albert Tshomba YunguPermalink
(1968.04.09 – 1995.07.22)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1928.08.12 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.15
Died:1997.01.09 († 68)

Bishop of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa) (1968.04.09 – 1995.07.22)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Congo (1975 – 1979)

Bishop Joseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1968.04.09)

Crucifixus salvet

Born:1894.04.15 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1921.01.02
Consecrated Bishop:1947.05.01
Died:1976.04.20 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa) (1936 – 1947.03.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa) (1947.03.13 – 1959.11.10)

Titular Bishop of Caffa (1947.03.23 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Tshumbe (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1968.04.09)

Titular Bishop of Sicca Veneria (1968.04.09 – 1976.04.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Tshumbe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P.Permalink
(1947.03.13 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Tshumbe (Roman Rite)

Fr. Joseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1936 – 1947.03.13)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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