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Simon Ntamwana, Burundian Bishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1974. Recipient award University della Pace-La Pira, 1990. M C. Member National Economics Council, Bujumbura, 1990-1992; member Government Convention and Political Dialogue, Bujumbura, 1993-1995; member ITEKA, Children's Foundation, Found.for Sick People's Assistance.

Background

Ntamwana, Simon was born on March 6, 1946 in Mukenke, Kirundo, Burundi. Son of Joseph and Thérèse (Budibu) Ntamwana.

Education

Graduate in philosophy, Major Seminary, Bujumbura, Burundi, 1967. Master of Arts, Urbaniana University, Rome, 1970. Master of Arts in Theology, Urbaniana University, Rome, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Urbaniana University, Rome, 1976.

Career

Rector, Minor Seminary from Diocese, Muyinga, Burundi, 1976-1979;general vicar, in-charge pastoral programs and lay formation, Diocese of Muyinga, 1977-1988;parish priest, Diocese of Muyinga, Gitaramuka, 1979-1988;bishop, Diocese of Bujumbura, since 1988. Participant Missio, Germany, 1981-1995, Natality and Demography Congress, Hong Kong, 1983, Sviluppo e Missione Congress, Assise, Italy, 1987, Sviluppo, Debito e Terzo Mondo Congress, Riccia-Rome, 1990.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1974.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to various publications.

Membership

Member National Economic Council, Bujumbura, 1990-1992. Member Government Convention and Political Dialogue, Bujumbura, 1993-1995. Member ITEKA, Children's Foundation, Foundation for Sick People's Assistance.

Connections

father:
Joseph Ntamwana

mother:
Thérèse (Budibu) Ntamwana