Roman Catholic Diocese of Idiofa

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Diocese of Idiofa
Dioecesis Idiofaensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kinshasa
Statistics
Area 60,000 km2 (23,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,200,000
1,100,000 (50.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop vacant

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Idiofa (Latin: Idiofaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Idiofa in the Ecclesiastical province of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Idiofa (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Ipamu (Roman rite)
    • Bishop René Toussaint, O.M.I. (1959.11.10 – 1960.06.20)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Ipamu (Roman rite)
    • Bishop René Toussaint, O.M.I. (1958.01.16 – 1959.11.10)
    • Bishop Alfonso Bossart, O.M.I. (1948.02.12 – 1957)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Ipamu (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Alfonso Bossart, O.M.I. (1937.06.11 – 1948.02.12)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Mokala, is a Roman Catholic Mission (Parish)of Idiofa Diocese, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, founded in 1950 by Belgians Missionaries, Oblats of Mary Immaculte (OMI). The Patron Saint of Mokala Mission is Christ the King (Chrit Roi). It is one of the education centres of the Diocese because of its best schools, hospitals and training schools. Kikongo (Kituba) is the main language used for (Mass).