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Diocese of

Uvira

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 36,795 km²

Population: 486,921 Catholics (32.4% of 1,503,800 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bukavu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 18 parishes, 45 missions, 63 priests (50 diocesan, 13 religious), 80 lay religious (17 brothers, 63 sisters), 37 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.10.15 – ...):Bishop Sébastien Muyengo Mulombe (58)Bishop Sébastien Muyengo Mulombe (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uvira (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sébastien Muyengo Mulombe (58)Bishop Sébastien Muyengo Mulombe (58)Permalink
(2013.10.15 – ...)

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa)

Sursum corda

Born:1958.05.08 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:2012.04.15

Titular Bishop of Strathearn (2012.02.02 – 2013.10.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa (Congo-Kinshasa) (2012.02.02 – 2013.10.15)

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa) (2013.10.15 – ...)

Archbishop François-Xavier Maroy Rusengo (60)Archbishop François-Xavier Maroy Rusengo (60)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2008.08 – 2013.10.15)

Archbishop Jean-Pierre Tafunga Mbayo, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Jean-Pierre Tafunga Mbayo, S.D.B. (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.06.10 – 2008.07.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubumbashi (Congo-Kinshasa)

Amour et miséricorde

Born:1942.07.25 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.09.16
Consecrated Bishop:1993.01.31

Bishop of Kilwa–Kasenga (Congo-Kinshasa) (1992.10.06 – 2002.06.10)

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa) (2002.06.10 – 2008.07.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lubumbashi (Congo-Kinshasa) (2008.07.31 – 2010.12.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubumbashi (Congo-Kinshasa) (2010.12.01 – ...)

Bishop Jérôme Gapangwa Nteziryayo (74)Bishop Jérôme Gapangwa Nteziryayo (74)Permalink
(1985.07.01 – 2002.06.10)

Bishop emeritus of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1942.01.01 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.20
Consecrated Bishop:1985.10.20

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa) (1985.07.01 – 2002.06.10)

Bishop Léonard Dhejju (85)Bishop Léonard Dhejju (85)Permalink
(1981.03.26 – 1984.07.02)

Bishop emeritus of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1931.03.14 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1959.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:1981.07.19

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa) (1981.03.26 – 1984.07.02)

Bishop of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa) (1984.07.02 – 2002.04.06)

Bishop Danilo Catarzi, S.X.Permalink
(1962.04.16 – 1981.03.26)

Born:1918.02.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1962.07.15
Died:2004.11.23 († 86)

Bishop of Uvira (Congo-Kinshasa) (1962.04.16 – 1981.03.26)


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