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Diocese of

Marsabit

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 78,078 km²

Population: 38,600 Catholics (10.2% of 380,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 15 parishes, 1 mission, 37 priests (24 diocesan, 13 religious), 59 lay religious (17 brothers, 42 sisters), 12 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nyeri

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.11.25 – ...):Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (67)Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Marsabit (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (67)Bishop Peter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C. (67)Permalink
(2006.11.25 – ...)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya)

Born:1954.02.06 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.11

Bishop of Murang’a (Kenya) (1999.06.03 – 2006.11.25)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya) (2006.11.25 – ...)

Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi, I.M.C.Permalink
(1981.06.19 – 2006.11.25)

Born:1929.02.07 (Bellusco, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1957.02.09
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.18
Died:2020.10.30 (Nairobi, Kenya † 91)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya) (1981.06.19 – 2006.11.25)

Bishop Carlo Maria Cavallera, I.M.C.Permalink
(1964.11.25 – 1981)

Born:1909.01.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1931.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.15
Died:1990.09.22 († 81)

Apostolic Administrator of Meru (Kenya) (1947 – 1954.03.03)

Titular Bishop of Sufes (1947.06.19 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Nyeri (Kenya) (1947.06.19 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (1953.03.25 – 1964.11.25)

Bishop of Marsabit (Kenya) (1964.11.25 – 1981)


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