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

Population: 24,692,144

Area: 784,090 km²

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 4%

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

Circumscriptions (12): Metr. Archdioceses (3), Dioceses (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 Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions

CardinalsCardinals (0 electors/2 total): Cardinal Alexandre José María dos Santos, O.F.M. (93)dos Santos (93), Cardinal Júlio Duarte Langa (89)Langa (89) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events

Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (13)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Mozambique Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra (57)

Conference of Bishops: Conferência Episcopal de Moçambique (C.E.M.) Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap. (69)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (I.M.B.I.S.A.) Link Archbishop Stephen Brislin (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (59)

as of 2017.10.14

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