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Diocese of

Bondo

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bondo / Bondoën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisangani

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.03.18 – ...):Bishop Étienne Ung’eyowun Bediwegi (63)Bishop Étienne Ung’eyowun Bediwegi (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bondo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Étienne Ung’eyowun Bediwegi (63)Bishop Étienne Ung’eyowun Bediwegi (63)Permalink
(2008.03.18 – ...)

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Le mystère de la foi

Born:1959.04.06 (Nyalebbe, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1988.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:2008.06.15

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (2008.03.18 – ...)

Bishop Richard Domba MadyPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2005.10.01 – 2008.03.18)

Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (84)Bishop Philippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M. (84)Permalink
(1992.11.13 – 2005.07.27)

Bishop emeritus of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Regnat Christus Dominus

Born:1938.02.21 (Bokoro, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1992.01.06

Coadjutor Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1991.04.15 – 1992.11.13)

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1992.11.13 – 2005.07.27)

Bishop of Inongo (Congo-Kinshasa) (2005.07.27 – 2018.03.31)

Bishop Marcel Bam’ba GongoaPermalink
(1980.01.28 – 1992.11.13)

Born:1926 (Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1953.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.04
Died:1998.09.17 († 72)

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1980.01.28 – 1992.11.13)

Bishop Emmanuel Marcel Mbikanye, O.P.Permalink
(1970.09.01 – 1978.09.20)

Born:1916.09
Ordained Priest:1944.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.03.07
Died:1978.09.20 († 62)

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1970.09.01 – 1978.09.20)

Bishop André Creemers, O.S.C.Permalink
(1959.11.10 – 1970.09.01)

Born:1907.03.09 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1933.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:1955.04.11
Died:1971.09.23 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Belabitene (1955.01.01 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1955.01.01 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1970.09.01)

Titular Bishop of Nigræ maiores (1970.09.01 – 1971.09.23)

Vicars Apostolic of Bondo (Roman Rite)

Bishop André Creemers, O.S.C.Permalink
(1955.01.01 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)

Bishop Frédéric Marie Blessing, O.S.C.Permalink
(1937.12.02 – 1955.01.01)

Born:1886.12.07 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1938.03.19
Died:1962.08.17 († 75)

Prefect Apostolic of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1930.01.09 – 1937.12.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1937.12.02 – 1955.01.01)

Titular Bishop of Thois (1937.12.02 – 1962.08.17)

Prefects Apostolic of Bondo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Frédéric Marie Blessing, O.S.C. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1930.01.09 – 1937.12.02)

(see above)

Fr. Matthieu KoningsPermalink
(1926 – 1929)

Prefect Apostolic of Bondo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1926 – 1929)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 75,600 km²

Population: 298,585 Catholics (60.5% of 493,232 total) (2020)

Statistics: 15 parishes, 1 mission, 22 priests (19 diocesan, 3 religious), 28 lay religious (5 brothers, 23 sisters), 14 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.12.04

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