Roman Catholic Diocese of Kongolo

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Diocese of Kongolo
Dioecesis Kongoloensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Lubumbashi
Statistics
Area 44,206 km2 (17,068 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
700,000
135,350 (19.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Oscar Ngoy wa Mpanga

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

History[edit]

  • June 30, 1911: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Northern Katanga from the Apostolic Vicariate of Léopoldville
  • June 18, 1935: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Katanga
  • March 8, 1951: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Kongolo
  • November 10, 1959: Promoted as Diocese of Kongolo

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