Kolwezi is in the Holy Diocese of Katanga under the
Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa. It is served
by monks from theHoly
Monastery of Gregoriou on Mount Athos. This is a very
diocese, with 105 parishes, 40 priests and over 2000
ecclesiastical schools, and its own ecclesiastical radio
station among other things. It baptizes an average of
1200-1500 people a year.