Roman Catholic Diocese of Kenge

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Diocese of Kenge
Dioecesis Kengensis
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kinshasa
Area 34,385 km2 (13,276 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
380,863 (49.5%)
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.



(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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