Roman Catholic Diocese of Mahagi–Nioka

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Diocese of Mahagi–Nioka
Dioecesis Mahagiensis-Niokaensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kisangani
Statistics
Area 18,490 km2 (7,140 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,563,633
858,789 (54.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sosthène Ayikuli Udjuwa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mahagi–Nioka (Latin: Mahagien(sis) – Niokaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of MahagiNioka in the Ecclesiastical province of Kisangani in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

History[edit]

  • July 2, 1962: Established as Diocese of Mahagi from the Diocese of Bunia
  • October 30, 1967: Renamed as Diocese of Mahagi – Nioka

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Mahagi–Nioka (Latin Rite)
  • Bishops of Mahagi (Latin Rite)
    • Bishop Thomas Kuba Thowa (1962.07.02 – 1967.10.30)

See also[edit]

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