Simon Ntamwana

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Simon Ntamwana (born 3 June 1946) has been the Roman Catholic archbishop of the Archdiocese of Gitega in Burundi since 1997. Ntamwana was ordained as a priest on 24 March 1974 and from 1988 to 1997 he was the bishop of the diocese in Bujumbura. In 1997 he succeeded Joachim Ruhuna as the archbishop of Gitega.

In 2009, he defended the Pope over a controversy on the refusal the give any kind of approval to condoms in the fight against AIDS.

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