Catholic Church


Republic of Mozambique (Mozambique)


Also known as: Mosambik (Deutsch), Mozambique (español), le Mozambique (français), Mozambico (Italiano), Mozambik (polski), Moçambique (Português), 莫桑比克 (正體中文), モザンビーク (日本語), Mozambicum (latine)

Continent: Southern Africa

Capital: Maputo

Area: 786,380 km²

Population: 26,573,706

Religions: Roman Catholic 28.4%, Muslim 17.9%, Zionist Christian 15.5%, Protestant 12.2% (includes Pentecostal 10.9% and Anglican 1.3%), other 6.7%, none 18.7%, unspecified 0.7%

Languages: Emakhuwa 25.3%, Portuguese (official) 10.7%, Xichangana 10.3%, Cisena 7.5%, Elomwe 7%, Echuwabo 5.1%, other Mozambican languages 30.1%, other 0.3%, unspecified 3.7%

Ethnic Groups: African 99.66% (Makhuwa, Tsonga, Lomwe, Sena, and others), Europeans 0.06%, Euro-Africans 0.2%, Indians 0.08%

Neighbouring Countries: Eswatini Eswatini, ↙ South Africa South Africa, ← Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, ↖ Zambia Zambia, ↑ Malawi Malawi, ↑ Tanzania Tanzania, ↗ Comoros Comoros, ↗ Mayotte Mayotte, → Madagascar Madagascar

Jurisdictions (12): Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (3), Dioceses Diocese (9)

Roman Rite (12): Beira, Chimoio, Gurué, Inhambane, Lichinga, Maputo, Nacala, Nampula, Pemba, Quelimane, Tete, Xai-Xai

by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Jurisdictions | Former Jurisdictions

CardinalsCardinals (0 electors/1 total): Cardinal Júlio Duarte Langa (95)Langa (95) | All Cardinals

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (14)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Mozambique

Conference of Bishops: Conferência Episcopal de Moçambique (C.E.M.) Archbishop Inácio Saure, I.M.C. (63)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (I.M.B.I.S.A.) Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I. (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcopales d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap. (63)

Last updated on 2023.05.19

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