Roman Catholic Diocese of Luebo

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Diocese of Luebo
Dioecesis Lueboensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kananga
Statistics
Area 32,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2002)
2,000,000
1,200,000 (60.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Pierre-Célestin Tshitoko Mamba

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Luebo (Latin: Lueboën(sis) ) is a suffrgan diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of Kananga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste (dedicated to John the Baptist), and it has a former cathedral: Cathédrale Sacré-Coeur (dedicate to the Sacred Heart), also in the city of Luebo

History[edit]

Episcopal ordinaries[edit]

(all Latin Rite)

Apostolic Vicar of Luebo
  • Joseph Ngogi Nkongolo (1959.04.25 – 1959.11.10 see below), Titular Bishop of Lebedus (1959.04.25 – 1959.11.10)
Suffragan Bishops of Luebo

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