Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu (Latin: Bukavuen(sis)) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

History[edit]

  • 1929.12.26: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Kivu from the Apostolic Vicariate of Upper Congo
  • 1952.01.10: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Costermansville
  • 1954.01.06: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Bukavu
  • 1959.11.10: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bukavu

Special churches[edit]

Cathédrale Notre Dame de la Paix

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Notre Dame de la Paix in Bukavu.

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 2°30′06″S 28°51′34″E / 2.5018°S 28.8595°E / -2.5018; 28.8595