Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya

Founded as the Prefecture Apostolic of Zanguebar, Kenya on 26 February 1860 by Pope Pius IX. Elevated to the Vicariate Apostolic of Zanguebar, Kenya on 23 November 1883 by Pope Leo XIII. Name changed to the Vicariate Apostolic of Zanzibar, Kenya on 21 December 1906. Elevated to the Archdiocese of Nariobi on 25 March 1953 by Pope Pius XII. Suffragan Dioceses include

Notable bishops include

  • Cardinal John Njue
  • Cardinal Maurice Michael Otunga
  • Archbishop John Joseph McCarthy
  • Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki
  • Bishop Alfred Kipkoech Arap Rotich
  • Bishop Anthony Ireri Mukobo
  • Bishop David Kamau Ng’ang’a
  • Vicar Apostolic Emile-Auguste Allgeyer
  • Vicar Apostolic Jean-Marie-Raoul Le Bas de Courmont
  • Vicar Apostolic John Gerald Neville
  • Vicar Apostolic John Heffernan

See also