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Father Edouard Sinayobye appointed Bishop of Cyangugu Diocese

By IGIHE
On 6 February 2021 at 03:43

Pope Francis has appointed Father Edouard Sinayobye the new Bishop of Cyangungu Diocese.

Father Sinayobye has been the Rector of Grand Séminaire Propédeutique de Nyumba (Nyumba Major Seminary).

Celestin Hakizimana, Bishop of Gikongoro Diocese has been an Apostolic Administrator of Cyangugu Diocese for two years following the death of former Bishop of Cyangugu Diocese, Bimenyimana Jean Damascène in 2018.

At around 1pm today, Vatican Radio aired that Pope Francisb has appointed Father Edouard Sinayobye, the Bishop of Cyangugu Diocese.

IGIHE has learnt that Father Sinayobye was at premises of Grand Séminaire Propédeutique de Nyumba based in Butare Diocese when he heard the good news and held a thanks giving speech to people around.

Sinayobye was ordained priest in 2000.

Father Sinayobye has been the Rector of Grand Séminaire Propédeutique de Nyumba.

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