Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kinshasa

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kinshasa (Latin: Kinshasan(us)) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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The seat of the archbishop is the Cathedral of Our Lady of Congo (Cathédrale Notre Dame du Congo) in Kinshasa.

  • Vicars Apostolic of Léopoldville (Latin Rite)
    • François Camille Van Ronslé, C.I.C.M. † (5 Jun 1896 - 4 Mar 1926 )
    • Natale de Cleene, C.I.M. (Feb 1926 - 20 Jul 1932 )
    • Georges Six, C.I.C.M. (26 Feb 1934 - 24 Nov 1952 )
    • Félix Scalais, C.I.C.M. (29 Jun 1953 - 7 Jul 1964 )
  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Léopoldville (Latin Rite)
    • Félix Scalais, C.I.C.M. (29 Jun 1953 - 7 Jul 1964 )
    • Cardinal Joseph Malula (7 Jul 1964 - 30 May 1966)
  • Metropolitan Archbishops of Kinshasa (Latin Rite)

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Coordinates: 4°19′26″S 15°17′40″E / 4.3238°S 15.2944°E / -4.3238; 15.2944