Diocese of

Budjala

Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Budjala / Budialaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mbandaka–Bikoro

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.10.22 – ...):Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M. (61)Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Budjala (Roman Rite)

Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M. (61)Bishop Philibert Tembo Nlandu, C.I.C.M. (61)
(2009.10.22 – ...)

Bishop of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa)

Duc in altum

Born:1962.11.03 (Nganda Kikamba, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1991.08.25
Consecrated Bishop:2007.06.03

Coadjutor Bishop of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa) (2007.03.26 – 2009.10.22)

Bishop of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa) (2009.10.22 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Bolangi Egwanga Ediba Tasame
(1974.01.24 – 2009.10.22)

Pacem per crucem

Born:1937.12.29 (Mbaya, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1966.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1974.07.14
Died:2019.07.01 (Kinshasa, Congo-Kinshasa † 81)

Bishop of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa) (1974.01.24 – 2009.10.22)

Bishop Frans van den Berghe, C.I.C.M.
(1964.11.25 – 1974)

Born:1907.05.08 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1931.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:1943.06.29
Died:1976.05.17 († 69)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Lisala (Congo-Kinshasa) (1943.02.09 – 1944.12.20)

Titular Bishop of Boseta (1943.02.09 – 1959.11.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Lisala (Congo-Kinshasa) (1944.12.20 – 1959.11.10)

Bishop of Lisala (Congo-Kinshasa) (1959.11.10 – 1964.11.25)

Bishop of Budjala (Congo-Kinshasa) (1964.11.25 – 1974)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Impfondo (←), Molegbe (↑), Lisala (↘), Basankusu (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 50,000 km²

Population: 535,000 Catholics (39.7% of 1,346,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes

Personnel: 52 priests (diocesan), 83 religious (83 sisters), 59 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.16

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