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Diocese of

Lolo

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 10,200 km²

Population: 223,000 Catholics (83.1% of 268,300 total) (2020)

Statistics: 10 parishes, 3 missions, 30 priests (27 diocesan, 3 religious), 25 lay religious (3 brothers, 22 sisters), 34 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mbandaka–Bikoro

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.01.29 – ...):Bishop Jean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap. (57)Bishop Jean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap. (57)

Apostolic Administrator of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lolo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap. (57)Bishop Jean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap. (57)Permalink
(2015.01.29 – ...)

Bishop of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa)
Apostolic Administrator of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1965.03.24 (Botuzu, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1993.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:2015.04.12

Bishop of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa) (2015.01.29 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Buta (Congo-Kinshasa) (2021.05.17 – ...)

Bishop Ferdinand Maemba Liwoke (83)Bishop Ferdinand Maemba Liwoke (83)Permalink
(1987.08.28 – 2015.01.29)

Bishop emeritus of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Born:1939.04.08 (Gamangwa, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1969.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1983.07.10

Titular Bishop of Baliana (1983.03.17 – 1987.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1983.03.17 – 1987.08.28)

Bishop of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1987.08.28 – 2015.01.29)

Bishop Joseph Ignace Waterschoot, O. Praem.Permalink
(1962.07.02 – 1987.08.28)

Born:1911.03.16 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1934.08.24
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.02
Died:1990.04.20 († 79)

Prefect Apostolic of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1949.11.21 – 1962.07.02)

Bishop of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1962.07.02 – 1987.08.28)

Prefects Apostolic of Lolo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Joseph Ignace Waterschoot, O. Praem. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1949.11.21 – 1962.07.02)

(see above)

Fr. Jacques Jacobs, O. Praem.Permalink
(1937 – 1948)

Died:1948

Prefect Apostolic of Lolo (Congo-Kinshasa) (1937 – 1948)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.08.06

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