Father Dr. Ntivuguruzwa who is a priest of the same diocese has been serving as the the Vice Chancellor of the Catholic Institute of Kabgayi (ICK), one of higher learning institutions owned by Catholic Church in Rwanda.
A statement released by the office of Pope’s Apostolic Nuncio to Rwanda reads that Dr. Ntivuguruzwa was named Bishop of Kabgayi on Tuesday 2nd May 2023.
Msgr. Ntivuguruzwa was born on 15th September 1967 in the district of Muhanga.
After his studies at the Major Seminary of Philosophy in Kabgayi, Msgr. Ntivuguruzwa completed the cycle of Theology at the Catholic University of Kinshasa, and was ordained a priest on 18th January 1997 for the diocese of Kabgayi.
After ordination, he first served as Vice Rector and Teacher in the Minor Seminary of Kabgayi (1997-2000) and Secretary to the Bishop of Kabgayi (2000-2003).
Msgr. Ntivuguruzwa was awarded a Doctorate in Moral Theology from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
He went on to serve as deputy parish priest of Saint-Rémy and Sainte-Renelde in the archdiocese of Malines-Bruxelles (2003-2010), and professor and prefect of studies at the major seminary of Nyakibanda (2010-2017).
From 2017 to date, he has been Vice Chancellor of the Catholic Institute of Kabgayi.