Roman Catholic Diocese of Bunia

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Diocese of Bunia
Dioecesis Buniaensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kisangani
Statistics
Area 22,470 km2 (8,680 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
710,226
439,700 (61.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Dieudonné Uringi Uuci

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bunia (Latin: Buniaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Bunia in the Ecclesiastical province of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Bunia (Latin Rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Lake Albert (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Alphonse Joseph Matthijsen, M. Afr. (1933.12.11 – 1959.11.10)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Lake Albert (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Alphonse Joseph Matthijsen, M. Afr. (1922.06.21 – 1933.12.11)

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Coordinates: 1°33′37″N 30°14′42″E / 1.5603°N 30.2450°E / 1.5603; 30.2450