Diocese of

Kumbo

Cameroon Cameroon

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kumbo / Kumboën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bamenda

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.07.08 – ...):Bishop George Nkuo (71)Bishop George Nkuo (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kumbo (Roman Rite)

Bishop George Nkuo (71)Bishop George Nkuo (71)
(2006.07.08 – ...)

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon)

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Born:1953.02.27 (Njiniikom, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1981.04.26
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.08

Priest of Buéa (Cameroon) (1981.04.26 – 2006.07.08)

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon) (2006.07.08 – ...)

Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (80)Bishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (80) (later Archbishop)
(1982.09.10 – 2004.12.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bamenda (Cameroon)

Sermo tuus veritas est

Born:1943.07.02 (Mbetta, Cameroon)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1982.12.08

Priest of Buéa (Cameroon) (1971.12.29 – 1982.09.10)

Bishop of Kumbo (Cameroon) (1982.09.10 – 2004.12.07)

President of National Episcopal Conference of Cameroon (2000 – 2004)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2004.12.07 – 2006.01.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon) (2006.01.23 – 2019.12.30)

Special Churches

Bamenda (←), Wukari (↑), Yola (↗), Ngaoundéré (→), Bafoussam (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 8,600 km²

Population: 146,523 Catholics (15.0% of 977,080 total)

Pastoral Centres: 40 parishes

Personnel: 113 priests (85 diocesan, 28 religious), 217 religious (74 brothers, 143 sisters), 130 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.29

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