Roman Catholic Diocese of Mweka

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Diocese of Mweka
Dioecesis Mvekaensis
Location
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Metropolitan Kananga
Statistics
Area 21,700 km2 (8,400 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2001)
420,000
196,500 (46.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gérard Mulumba Kalemba

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mweka (Latin: Mvekaën(sis)) is a Latin suffragan diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of The Metropolitan of Kananga in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, yer depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Its cathedral episcopal see is the Cathédrale Saint-Martin, in the city of Mweka in Kasai Province.

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 346,580 Catholics (41.2% of 840,645 total) on 21,700 km² in 14 parishes with 43 priests (32 diocesan, 11 religious), 34 lay religious (21 brothers, 13 sisters) and 35 seminarians.

History[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

(all Latin Rite)

Apostolic Prefects of Mweka
Suffragan Bishops of Mweka

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