Roman Catholic Diocese of Doruma–Dungu

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Diocese of Doruma–Dungu
Dioecesis Dorumaensis-Dunguensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kisangani
Statistics
Area 44,000 km2 (17,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
200,000
105,000 (52.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Richard Domba Mady

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Doruma–Dungu (Latin: Dorumaën(sis) – Dunguen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of DorumaDungu in the Ecclesiastical province of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

History[edit]

  • February 24, 1958: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Doruma from the Apostolic Vicariate of Niangara
  • September 26, 1967: Promoted as Diocese of Doruma
  • July 3, 1970: Renamed as Diocese of Doruma – Dungu

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Doruma–Dungu (Latin Rite)
  • Bishops of Doruma (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Guillaume van den Elzen, O.S.A. (1967.09.26 – 1970.07.03)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Doruma (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Guillaume van den Elzen, O.S.A. (1958.11.13 – 1967.09.26)

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