Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bukavu (Latin: Bukavuen(sis)) is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

HistoryEdit

  • 1929.12.26: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Kivu from the Apostolic Vicariate of Upper Congo
  • 1952.01.10: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Costermansville
  • 1954.01.06: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Bukavu
  • 1959.11.10: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bukavu

Special churchesEdit

 
Cathédrale Notre Dame de la Paix

The seat of the archbishop is Cathédrale Notre Dame de la Paix in Bukavu.

BishopsEdit

Ordinaries, in reverse chronological orderEdit

Coadjutor vicar apostolicEdit

Auxiliary bishopEdit

Suffragan diocesesEdit

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 2°30′06″S 28°51′34″E / 2.5018°S 28.8595°E / -2.5018; 28.8595