Roman Catholic Diocese of Kenge

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Diocese of Kenge
Dioecesis Kengensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kinshasa
Statistics
Area 34,385 km2 (13,276 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
768,996
380,863 (49.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kenge (Latin: Kengen(sis)) is a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kinshasa.

Its cathedral episcopal see is located in the city of Kenge, Bas-Congo, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Kongo Central province.

History[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite, so far Latin members of the Missionaries of the Divine Word, S.V.D.)

Apostolic Prefect of Kenge
Suffragan Bishops of Kenge
  • Jean Van der Heyden, S.V.D. (1957 - 1963)
  • François Hoenen, S.V.D. (6 July 1963 - 25 April 1974)
  • Dieudonné M'Sanda Tsinda-Hata (25 April 1974 - 1 June 1999)
  • Gaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D. (1 June 1999 - ...), succeeding as former Coadjutor Bishop of Kenge (1997.12.13 – 1999.06.01)

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