Diocese of

Muyinga

Burundi Burundi

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Muyinga / Muyingan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gitega

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.12.14 – ...):Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (70)Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Muyinga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (70)Bishop Joachim Ntahondereye (70)
(2002.12.14 – ...)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi)

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Born:1953.05.08 (Camzai, Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1980.11.16
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.01

Priest of Ruyigi (Burundi) (1980.11.16 – 2002.12.14)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (2002.12.14 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Burundi (2017.03.10 – 2022.12.15)

Bishop Jean-Berchmans Nterere
(1994.07.01 – 2001.05.05)

Born:1942.09.01 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1970.10.11
Consecrated Bishop:1992.05.10
Died:2001.05.05 († 58)

Coadjutor Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1992.01.23 – 1994.07.01)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1994.07.01 – 2001.05.05)

Bishop Roger Mpungu
(1980.03.06 – 1994.07.01)

Born:1924 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1955.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.04
Died:2007.12.07 († 82)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1980.03.06 – 1994.07.01)

Bishop Nestor Bihonda
(1968.09.05 – 1977.03.25)

Born:1924 (Burundi)
Ordained Priest:1953.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1965.08.15
Died:1986.10.02 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Siminina (1965.05.06 – 1968.09.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gitega (Burundi) (1965.05.06 – 1968.09.05)

Bishop of Muyinga (Burundi) (1968.09.05 – 1977.03.25)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Gitega (↙), Ngozi (←), Butare (↖), Kigali (↑), Kibungo (↑), Rulenge–Ngara (→), Ruyigi (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 4,767 km²

Population: 869,837 Catholics (56.6% of 1,536,587 total)

Pastoral Centres: 23 parishes

Personnel: 88 priests (83 diocesan, 5 religious), 197 religious (17 brothers, 180 sisters), 77 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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