Diocese of

Gamboma

Congo-Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Gamboma / Gambomen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Brazzaville

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Catherine of Siena

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.02.22 – ...):Bishop Urbain Ngassongo (62)Bishop Urbain Ngassongo (62)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Congo

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gamboma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Urbain Ngassongo (62)Bishop Urbain Ngassongo (62)
(2013.02.22 – ...)

Bishop of Gamboma (Congo-Brazzaville)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Congo

Deus caritas est

Born:1961.10.15 (Kinshasa, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ordained Priest:1996.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:2013.04.21

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Congo (? – 2013.02.22)

Priest of Owando (Congo-Brazzaville) (1996.07.20 – 2013.02.22)

Bishop of Gamboma (Congo-Brazzaville) (2013.02.22 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Congo (2022.05.01 – ...)

Special Churches

Kinkala (↙), Nkayi (↙), Franceville (←), Owando (↑), Inongo (→), Brazzaville (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 38,400 km²

Population: 138,000 Catholics (57.0% of 242,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 12 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 27 priests (25 diocesan, 2 religious), 17 religious (4 brothers, 13 sisters), 23 seminarians

Population

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