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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Bujumbura

Burundi Burundi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 2,200 km²

Population: 1,333,053 Catholics (72.8% of 1,832,306 total) (2018)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 186 priests (131 diocesan, 55 religious), 764 lay religious (256 brothers, 508 sisters), 85 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Bubanza, Bururi

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.03.24 – ...):Archbishop Gervais Banshimiyubusa (69)Archbishop Gervais Banshimiyubusa (69)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Bujumbura (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gervais Banshimiyubusa (69)Archbishop Gervais Banshimiyubusa (69)Permalink
(2018.03.24 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bujumbura (Burundi)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1952.09.09 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1981.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.16

Coadjutor Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (2000.05.10 – 2002.12.14)

Bishop of Ngozi (Burundi) (2002.12.14 – 2018.03.24)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2011 – 2017.03.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (2018.03.24 – ...)

Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (79)Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (79)Permalink
(2006.11.25 – 2018.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bujumbura (Burundi)

Servir l’amour

Born:1942.01.03 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.24

Bishop of Bubanza (Burundi) (1980.06.07 – 1997.04.21)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (1986 – 1989)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (1990 – 2001)

Bishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (1997.04.21 – 2006.11.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (2006.11.25 – 2018.03.24)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2007.07 – 2011)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2011 – 2019.12.06)

Bishops of Bujumbura (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (79)Bishop Evariste Ngoyagoye (79) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1997.04.21 – 2006.11.25)

(see above)

Archbishop Simon Ntamwana (75)Bishop Simon Ntamwana (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1988.11.14 – 1997.01.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gitega (Burundi)

Charité et patience

Born:1946.06.03 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1974.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1989.02.05

Bishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (1988.11.14 – 1997.01.24)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (1997 – 2004)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gitega (Burundi) (1997.01.24 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Bururi (Burundi) (2005.11.21 – 2007.06.25)

President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa (2007.07 – 2013.07.04)

Bishop Michel NtuyahagaPermalink
(1964.10.09 – 1988.11.14)

Dummodo Christus annuntietur

Born:1912.12 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1941.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1959.10.11
Died:2002.06.11 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Alabanda (1959.06.11 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Usumbura (Burundi) (1959.06.11 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Usumbura (Burundi) (1959.11.10 – 1964.10.09)

Bishop of Bujumbura (Burundi) (1964.10.09 – 1988.11.14)

Bishops of Usumbura (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michel NtuyahagaPermalink
(1959.11.10 – 1964.10.09)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Usumbura (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michel NtuyahagaPermalink
(1959.06.11 – 1959.11.10)

(see above)


as of 2021.09.23

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