Roman Catholic Diocese of Lisala

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Diocese of Lisala
Dioecesis Lisalaensis
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Mbandaka-Bikoro
Area 70,000 km2 (27,000 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
767,232 (54.8%)
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Louis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lisala (Latin: Lisalaën(sis)) is a Latin Catholic diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Mbandaka-Bikoro in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, named after its see, located in the city of Lisala.


Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

Nearly all (originally missionary) members of Latin Rite congregation Scheutists (C.I.C.M.)
Vicars Apostolic of Nouvelle-Anvers (Latin Rite)
Vicars Apostolic of Lisala
  • Bishop Egidio de Böck, C.I.C.M. (see above1936.01.27 – 1944.12.20)
  • Bishop François van den Berghe, C.I.C.M., Titular Bishop of Boseta (1944.12.20 – 1959.11.10 see below), previously coadjutor vicar apostolic (1943.02.09 – 1944.12.20)
Bishops of Lisala

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