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Diocese of

Muyinga

Burundi Burundi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,767 km²

Population: 765,000 Catholics (53.1% of 1,440,900 total) (2018)

Statistics: 21 parishes, 75 priests (69 diocesan, 6 religious), 173 lay religious (13 brothers, 160 sisters), 84 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gitega

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.12.14 – ...):Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (68)Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (68)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi

Ordinaries

Bishops of Muyinga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (68)Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (68)Permalink
(2002.12.14 – ...)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi

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Born:1953.05.08 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1980.11.16
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.01

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (2002.12.14 – ...)

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

Bishop Jean-Berchmans NtererePermalink
(1994.07.01 – 2001.05.05)

Born:1942.09.01 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1970.10.11
Consecrated Bishop:1992.05.10
Died:2001.05.05 († 58)

Coadjutor Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1992.01.23 – 1994.07.01)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1994.07.01 – 2001.05.05)

Bishop Roger MpunguPermalink
(1980.03.06 – 1994.07.01)

Born:1924 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1955.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.04
Died:2007.12.07 († 83)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1980.03.06 – 1994.07.01)

Bishop Nestor BihondaPermalink
(1968.09.05 – 1977.03.25)

Born:1924 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1953.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1965.08.15
Died:1986.10.02 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Siminina (1965.05.06 – 1968.09.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gitega (Burundi) (1965.05.06 – 1968.09.05)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1968.09.05 – 1977.03.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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