Diocese of

Cabinda

Angola Angola

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Cabinda / Cabindan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Luanda

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora Rainha do Mundo (August 22)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.07.03 – ...):Bishop Belmiro Cuica Chissengueti, C.S.Sp. (55)Bishop Belmiro Cuica Chissengueti, C.S.Sp. (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cabinda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Belmiro Cuica Chissengueti, C.S.Sp. (55)Bishop Belmiro Cuica Chissengueti, C.S.Sp. (55)
(2018.07.03 – ...)

Bishop of Cabinda (Angola)

Born:1969.03.05 (BiΓ©, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1996.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:2018.09.30

Bishop of Cabinda (Angola) (2018.07.03 – ...)

Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias (66)Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias (66)
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.12.08 – 2018.07.03)

Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias (66)Bishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias (66) (later Archbishop)
(2005.02.11 – 2014.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Luanda (Angola)

Gaudium et spes

Born:1958.04.18 (Luanda, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1983.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:2004.01.11

Priest of Luanda (Angola) (1983.10.30 – 2003.10.04)

Titular Bishop of Flumenpiscense (2003.10.04 – 2005.02.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Luanda (Angola) (2003.10.04 – 2005.02.11)

Bishop of Cabinda (Angola) (2005.02.11 – 2014.12.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Cabinda (Angola) (2014.12.08 – 2018.07.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Luanda (Angola) (2014.12.08 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and SΓ£o TomΓ© (2015.11.09 – 2021.10.11)

Bishop Paulino Fernandes Madeca
(1984.07.02 – 2005.02.11)

Born:1927.11.28 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1983.10.09
Died:2008.01.09 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Egnatia (1983.07.22 – 1984.07.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Luanda (Angola) (1983.07.22 – 1984.07.02)

Bishop of Cabinda (Angola) (1984.07.02 – 2005.02.11)

Special Churches

Pointe-Noire (↑), Boma (β†’)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 7,283 kmΒ²

Population: 600,490 Catholics (79.0% of 760,140 total)

Pastoral Centres: 24 parishes

Personnel: 37 priests (33 diocesan, 4 religious), 65 religious (6 brothers, 59 sisters), 36 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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