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Diocese of

Kakamega

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,517 km²

Population: 951,500 Catholics (40.5% of 2,349,429 total) (2018)

Statistics: 41 parishes, 1 mission, 99 priests (97 diocesan, 2 religious), 566 lay religious (98 brothers, 468 sisters), 44 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisumu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.05 – ...):Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (54)Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (54)

Apostolic Administrator of Bungoma (Kenya)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kakamega (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (54)Bishop Joseph Obanyi Sagwe (54)Permalink
(2014.12.05 – ...)

Bishop of Kakamega (Kenya)
Apostolic Administrator of Bungoma (Kenya)

Born:1967 (Kebiro, Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1996.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:2015.03.07

Bishop of Kakamega (Kenya) (2014.12.05 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Bungoma (Kenya) (2018.06.23 – ...)

Bishop Philip Sulumeti (84)Bishop Philip Sulumeti (84)Permalink
(1978.02.28 – 2014.12.05)

Bishop emeritus of Kakamega (Kenya)

Born:1937.08.15 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1972.08.20

Titular Bishop of Urci (1972.05.28 – 1976.12.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (1972.05.28 – 1976.12.09)

Bishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (1976.12.09 – 1978.02.28)

Bishop of Kakamega (Kenya) (1978.02.28 – 2014.12.05)


as of 2021.09.23

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