Diocese of

Dundo

Angola Angola

Map

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Dundo / Dunden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Saurimo

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceiçao (December 8)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.12.22 – ...):Bishop Estanislau Marques Chindekasse, S.V.D. (65)Bishop Estanislau Marques Chindekasse, S.V.D. (65)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé

Ordinaries

Bishops of Dundo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Estanislau Marques Chindekasse, S.V.D. (65)Bishop Estanislau Marques Chindekasse, S.V.D. (65)
(2012.12.22 – ...)

Bishop of Dundo (Angola)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé

Domini nostri Jesu Christi

Born:1958.08.18 (Huambo, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1987.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:2013.03.03

Bishop of Dundo (Angola) (2012.12.22 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (2021.10.11 – ...)

Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba (59)Bishop José Manuel Imbamba (59) (later Archbishop)
(2008.10.06 – 2011.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saurimo (Angola)
President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé
Vice-President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa

Omnia omnibus

Born:1965.01.07 (Boma, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1991.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:2008.12.11

Priest of Luena (Angola) (1991.12.29 – 2008.10.06)

Bishop of Dundo (Angola) (2008.10.06 – 2011.04.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Saurimo (Angola) (2008.10.06 – 2011.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saurimo (Angola) (2011.04.12 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (2015.11.09 – 2021.10.11)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (2021.10.11 – ...)

Vice-President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (2022.09.26 – ...)

Bishop Joaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Joaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (74)
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.06.06 – 2008.10.06)

Bishop Joaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Joaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (74)
(2001.11.09 – 2007.06.06)

Bishop emeritus of Viana (Angola)

Timorem Domini docebo vos

Born:1949.10.13 (Santo Tirso, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.03

Bishop of Dundo (Angola) (2001.11.09 – 2007.06.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Dundo (Angola) (2007.06.06 – 2008.10.06)

Bishop of Viana (Angola) (2007.06.06 – 2019.02.11)

Special Churches

Malanje (←), Popokabaka (↖), Kikwit (↖), Luebo (↑), Luiza (→), Kolwezi (↘), Saurimo (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 103,760 km²

Population: 441,475 Catholics (45.9% of 962,197 total)

Pastoral Centres: 11 parishes, 37 missions

Personnel: 20 priests (9 diocesan, 11 religious), 30 religious (11 brothers, 19 sisters), 59 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Religious

Seminarians

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