Diocese of

Mpanda

Tanzania Tanzania

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mpanda / Mpanden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tabora

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.05.13 – ...):Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa (57)Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mpanda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa (57)Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa (57)
(2020.05.13 – ...)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania)

Born:1966.08.14 (Mwanza, Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1995.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2010.03.19

Priest of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1995.06.23 – 2010.01.28)

Titular Bishop of Mozotcori (2010.01.28 – 2020.05.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (2010.01.28 – 2020.05.13)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania) (2020.05.13 – ...)

Archbishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (57)Bishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (57) (later Archbishop)
(2014.02.17 – 2018.12.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mbeya (Tanzania)
President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1966.11.03 (Bunda, Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1996.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:2011.03.19

Priest of Mbeya (Tanzania) (1996.07.11 – 2011.01.09)

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2011.01.09 – 2014.02.17)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania) (2014.02.17 – 2018.12.21)

President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2018.06.23 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mbeya (Tanzania) (2018.12.21 – ...)

Bishop Damian Kyaruzi (84)Bishop Damian Kyaruzi (84)
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.09 – 2014.02.17)

Bishop William Pascal Kikoti
(2000.10.23 – 2012.08.28)

Born:1957.03.03 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1988.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2001.01.14
Died:2012.08.28 († 55)

Priest of Iringa (Tanzania) (1988.06.29 – 2000.10.23)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania) (2000.10.23 – 2012.08.28)

Special Churches

Kigoma (↖), Tabora (↗), Singida (→), Sumbawanga (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 47,430 km²

Population: 361,000 Catholics (49.0% of 737,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 16 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 30 priests (24 diocesan, 6 religious), 73 religious (10 brothers, 63 sisters), 45 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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