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Diocese of

Wamba

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 68,000 km²

Population: 175,719 Catholics (28.8% of 609,604 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisangani

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 19 parishes, 51 priests (33 diocesan, 18 religious), 63 lay religious (20 brothers, 43 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.11.08 – ...):Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (71)Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wamba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (71)Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (71)Permalink
(1996.11.08 – ...)

Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa)

Non nobis

Born:1947.04.04 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1974.08.18
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.14

Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1996.11.08 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Bunia (Congo-Kinshasa) (2002 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop Charles Kambale Mbogha, A.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1995.12.06 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop Charles Kambale Mbogha, A.A. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1990.06.11 – 1995.12.06)

Je me suis fait tout a tous

Born:1942.11.04 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1990.11.25
Died:2005.10.09 († 62)

Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1990.06.11 – 1995.12.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.12.06 – 1996.11.08)

Bishop of Isiro–Niangara (Congo-Kinshasa) (1995.12.06 – 2001.03.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bukavu (Congo-Kinshasa) (2001.03.13 – 2005.10.09)

Bishop Gustave Olombe Atelumbu MusilamuPermalink
(1968.09.05 – 1990.06.11)

Born:1927.05.01 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1969.02.02
Died:2011.02.17 († 83)

Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1968.09.05 – 1990.06.11)

Archbishop-elect Augustin Fataki AluekePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1965 – 1968)

Bishop Joseph-Pierre-Albert Wittebols, S.C.I.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1964.11.26)

Servus Christi

Born:1912.04.12 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.16
Died:1964.11.26 († 52)

Titular Bishop of Callipolis (1949.03.10 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1949.03.10 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1964.11.26)

Vicars Apostolic of Wamba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph-Pierre-Albert Wittebols, S.C.I.Permalink
(1949.03.10 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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