BURUNDI

The EOC in Burundi consists of 127 churches/parishes spread around the country. The approximately twenty-seven thousand Christians are under the pastoral leadership and care of Bp Telesphore Ntashimkiro (Bujumbura Diocese) and Bp Nestor Misigaro (Rutana Diocese). They serve their communities together with a highly effective clergy council and team. Together with 81 priests and 35 deacons they faithfully offer leadership in the Divine liturgy, services, and the sacraments of the church. Pastoral outreach to the poverty afflicted, orphans and, widows is a high priority as well as teaching the Christian way of life in communion. Financial education, micro-enterprises, and education are often faciliated through the churches with good and lasting outcomes. 

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Bp. Nestor Misigaro

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Bp. Telesphore Ntashimikiro

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