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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Mombasa

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 38,000 km²

Population: 375,780 Catholics (14.6% of 2,576,630 total) (2018)

Statistics: 57 parishes, 119 priests (77 diocesan, 42 religious), 545 lay religious (55 brothers, 490 sisters), 26 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Garissa, Malindi

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Address: Catholic Secretariat, P.O. Box 84425, Nyerere Ave., Mobasa, Kenya

Phone: (043)31.15.26

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.12.09 – ...):Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (69)Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (69)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Mombasa (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (69)Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde (69)Permalink
(2014.12.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya)
President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

That they may be one

Born:1952.02.10 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.03

Bishop of Machakos (Kenya) (2003.03.15 – 2014.12.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Kitui (Kenya) (2007.05 – 2008.06.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Machakos (Kenya) (2014.12.09 – 2015.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (2014.12.09 – ...)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (2021.07 – ...)

Bishop Emmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.11.01 – 2014.12.09)

Archbishop Boniface LelePermalink
(2005.04.01 – 2013.11.01)

Born:1947.04.14 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1974.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.02
Died:2014.04.09 († 66)

Bishop of Kitui (Kenya) (1995.11.02 – 2005.04.01)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Machakos (Kenya) (2003.01.24 – 2003.03.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (2005.04.01 – 2013.11.01)

Archbishop John NjengaPermalink
(1990.05.21 – 2005.04.01)

Born:1928.12.25 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1957.02.17
Consecrated Bishop:1970.11.22
Died:2018.11.04 († 89)

Bishop of Eldoret (Kenya) (1970.10.19 – 1988.10.25)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1976 – 1982)

Bishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1988.10.25 – 1990.05.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1990.05.21 – 2005.04.01)

Bishops of Mombasa (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Njenga (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1988.10.25 – 1990.05.21)

(see above)

Bishop Nicodemus Kirima (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1978.02.27 – 1988.03.12)

Born:1936.03.03 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1978.05.14
Died:2007.11.27 († 71)

Bishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1978.02.27 – 1988.03.12)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1988 – 1991)

Bishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (1988.03.12 – 1990.05.21)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (1989 – 1997)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nyeri (Kenya) (1990.05.21 – 2007.11.27)

Bishop Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1964.12.12 – 1978.02.27)

Born:1900.10.23 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1928.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.11
Died:1981.05.03 († 80)

Bishop of Mombasa and Zanzibar (Kenya) (1957.01.26 – 1964.12.12)

Bishop of Mombasa (Kenya) (1964.12.12 – 1978.02.27)

Bishops of Mombasa and Zanzibar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1957.01.26 – 1964.12.12)

(see above)


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