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Diocese of Ruyigi
Dioecesis Ruyigiensis
Statistics
Country: Burundi
Metropolitan: Gitega
Rite: Latin Rite
Area: 4,997 km²
Population:
  Total:
  Catholics:

599,689 (2004)
370,611 (61.8%)
Ordinaries
Bishop: Joseph Nduhirubusa

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ruyigi (Latin: Ruyigen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Ruyigi in the Ecclesiastical province of Gitega in Burundi.

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History

  • April 13, 1973: Established as Diocese of Ruyigi from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gitega and Diocese of Ngozi

Leadership

  • Bishops of Ruyigi (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Joseph Nduhirubusa (since 1980.04.19)
    • Archbishop Joachim Ruhuna (1973.04.13 – 1980.03.28)

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