Diocese of

Chikwawa

Malawi Malawi

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Chikwawa / Chiquavan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Blantyre

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Causa Nostrae Letitiae

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History

Contact Info

Address: P.O. Box 135, Chikwawa, Malawi

Phone: +265 1 420 268

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.04.16 – ...):Bishop Peter Martin Musikuwa (72)Bishop Peter Martin Musikuwa (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chikwawa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Martin Musikuwa (72)Bishop Peter Martin Musikuwa (72)
(2003.04.16 – ...)

Bishop of Chikwawa (Malawi)

Born:1952.04.03 (Kalimtulo, Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.28

Priest of Blantyre (Malawi) (1982.07.12 – 2003.04.16)

Bishop of Chikwawa (Malawi) (2003.04.16 – ...)

Bishop Felix Eugenio Mkhori
(1979.02.12 – 2001.01.23)

In the name of the Lord

Born:1931.08.24 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1961.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1978.01.08
Died:2012.10.27 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Sicca Veneria (1977.09.29 – 1979.02.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chikwawa (Malawi) (1977.09.29 – 1979.02.12)

Bishop of Chikwawa (Malawi) (1979.02.12 – 2001.01.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (1980 – 1984)

President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (1994 – 2000)

Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (2001.01.23 – 2007.07.04)

Bishop Eugen Joseph Frans Vroemen, S.M.M.
(1965.03.22 – 1979.02.12)

Born:1910.03.18 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1937.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.05
Died:1992.07.27 († 82)

Bishop of Chikwawa (Malawi) (1965.03.22 – 1979.02.12)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Tete (←), Blantyre (↗)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 7,676 km²

Population: 137,608 Catholics (9.3% of 1,478,595 total)

Pastoral Centres: 14 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 33 priests (diocesan), 36 religious (36 sisters), 20 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.15

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