Diocese of

Ondjiva

Angola Angola

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ondjiva / Ondiivan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lubango

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora das Vitórias (January 16)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.11.23 – ...):Bishop Pio Hipunyati (59)Bishop Pio Hipunyati (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ondjiva (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pio Hipunyati (59)Bishop Pio Hipunyati (59)
(2011.11.23 – ...)

Bishop of Ondjiva (Angola)

Veritas

Born:1964.11.14 (Ounonge, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1998.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.19

Priest of Ondjiva (Angola) (1998.12.05 – 2011.11.23)

Bishop of Ondjiva (Angola) (2011.11.23 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Guimarães Kevanu
(1988.01.30 – 2011.11.23)

Palavra de Senhor

Born:1936.08.14 (Odime, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1988.07.03
Died:2022.05.18 († 85)

Apostolic Administrator of Ondjiva (Angola) (1986 – 1988.01.30)

Bishop of Ondjiva (Angola) (1988.01.30 – 2011.11.23)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Cunène (Roman Rite)

Fr. Fernando Guimarães Kevanu (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1986 – 1988.01.30)

Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (99)Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (99)
(Apostolic Administrator 1977.02.03 – 1986.02.16)

Bishop Eurico Dias Nogueira (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1975 – 1977.02.03)

Fr. Charles Estermann, C.S.Sp.
(1932 – 1940.09.04)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1932 – 1940.09.04)

Fr. Benoit-Marius Bonnefoux, C.S.Sp.
(1904.09.19 – 1932)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1904.09.19 – 1932)

Fr. Joseph Antunes, C.S.Sp.
(1883 – 1904)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1883 – 1904)

Fr. Gustave Costes, C.S.Sp.
(1883 – 1883)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1883 – 1883)

Fr. Charles Duparquet, C.S.Sp.
(1882 – 1883)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1882 – 1883)

Special Churches

Namibe (←), Lubango (↖), Menongue (→), Windhoek (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 83,900 km²

Population: 856,720 Catholics (69.9% of 1,225,900 total)

Pastoral Centres: 17 parishes, 12 missions

Personnel: 49 priests (40 diocesan, 9 religious), 97 religious (9 brothers, 88 sisters), 90 seminarians

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