Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka

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Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka (born February 27, 1941 in Bobandana ) is a Congolese clergyman and emeritus Roman Catholic bishop of Goma .


Théophile Kaboy Ruboneka was ordained a priest on August 27, 1972 .

Pope John Paul II appointed him Bishop of Kasongo on November 2, 1995 . The episcopal ordination donated to him the bishop of Goma, Faustin Ngabu , on March 19 of the next year; Co -consecrators were Archbishop Faustino Sainz Muñoz , Apostolic Nuncio in the Democratic Republic of the Congo , and Christophe Munzihirwa Mwene Ngabo SJ , Archbishop of Bukavu .

On April 21, 2009 Benedict XVI appointed him . to coadjutor bishop of Goma. With the retirement of Faustin Ngabus he succeeded this on March 18, 2010 in the office of Bishop of Goma.

Pope Francis accepted his age-related resignation on April 23, 2019.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Rinuncia del Vescovo di Goma (Repubblica Democratica del Congo) e nomina del successore. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , April 23, 2019, accessed April 23, 2019 (Italian).
predecessor Office successor
Christophe Munzihirwa Mwene Ngabo SJ Bishop of Kasongo
Placide Lubamba Ndjibu MAfr
Faustin Ngabu Bishop of Goma
Willy Ngumbi Ngengele MAfr