Roman Catholic Diocese of Kamina

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Diocese of Kamina
Dioecesis Kaminaensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Lubumbashi
Statistics
Area 73,479 km2 (28,370 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2003)
746,223
199,916 (26.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jean-Anatole Kalala Kaseba

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kamina (Latin: Kainaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Kamina in the Ecclesiastical province of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

History[edit]

  • July 18, 1922: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Lulua and Central Katanga from the Apostolic Vicariate of Upper Kasai and Apostolic Prefecture of Katanga
  • February 26, 1934: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Lulua and Central Katanga
  • July 8, 1948: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Lulua
  • November 10, 1959: Promoted as Diocese of Kamina

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Kamina (Latin Rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Lulua (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Victor Petrus Keuppens, O.F.M. (1950.06.25 – 1959.11.10)
    • Bishop Camillo Paolo A. Stappers, O.F.M. (1934.02.26 – 1949)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Lulua and Central Katanga (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Camillo Paolo A. Stappers, O.F.M. (1922 – 1934.02.26)

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