MIL-OSI Translation: AFRICA/DR CONGO – Resignation and appointment of the Bishop of Wamba

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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Italy –

Source: The Holy See in Italian

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Wamba (Democratic Republic of Congo) presented by HE Mons. Janvier Kataka Luvete. The Holy Father has appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Wamba (Democratic Republic of the Congo) the Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Ngona Ngotsi, M.Afr., currently Provincial Superior of the Missionaries of Africa – Province of Central Africa. HE Mons. Emmanuel Ngona Ngotsi was born on 1 January 1960 in Bambu-Mines, in the Diocese of Bunia (Democratic Republic of Congo). He studied philosophy at Bambu-Mines, and, after an internship experience in Burkina Faso, theology at the Institut Catholique de Toulouse. Having joined the Missionaries of Africa in Bambu-Mines, he was ordained a priest on 22 August 1990 in Fataki, Bunia. He held the following positions and carried out further studies: Parish Vicar (1990-1994) and then Parish Priest (1994-1996) in Birni N’koni in Niger; Licentiate in Social Sciences at the Institut Catholique de Paris (1996-1999); parish priest in Zinder in Niger (1999-2004); Delegate to the General Chapter in Rome (2004); Provincial Assistant in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso (2005-2008); Rector of the Philosophy of the White Fathers in Ouagadougou (2008-2009); Provincial in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2009-2010); Member of the General Council of the Missionaries of Africa in Rome (2010-2016). Since 2017 he has been Provincial Superior of the Missionaries of Africa in Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is a member at the same time of the Presbyteral Council and of the College of Consultors of the Archdiocese of Bukavu. (EG) (Agenzia Fides 17/01/2024) Share:

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