Roman Catholic Diocese of Embu

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Diocese of Embu
Dioecesis Embuensis
Location
Country Kenya
Metropolitan Nyeri
Statistics
Area 2,714 km2 (1,048 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
542,000
328,000 (60.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Embu (Latin: Embuen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Embu in the Ecclesiastical province of Nyeri in Kenya.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Embu (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Paul Kariuki Njiru ( Since 2009)
    • Bishop Anthony Muheria (2003.10.30 to 2008) Now Bishop of Kitui
    • Cardinal John Njue (1986.06.09 – 2002.03.09)

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Coordinates: 0°31′58″S 37°28′40″E / 0.5329°S 37.4778°E / -0.5329; 37.4778