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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Arusha

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 67,340 km²

Population: 555,220 Catholics (20.0% of 2,781,240 total) (2015)

Statistics: 54 parishes, 75 missions, 137 priests (58 diocesan, 79 religious), 501 lay religious (203 brothers, 298 sisters), 30 seminarians (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Mbulu, Moshi, Same

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.12.27 – ...):Archbishop Isaac Amani Massawe (68)Archbishop Isaac Amani Massawe (68)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.11.11 – ...):Bishop Prosper Balthazar Lyimo (55)Bishop Prosper Balthazar Lyimo (55)

Titular Bishop of Vanariona

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Arusha (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Isaac Amani Massawe (68)Archbishop Isaac Amani Massawe (68)Permalink
(2017.12.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arusha (Tanzania)

Kuwajibikana Kushirikiana Katika Kristo

Born:1951.06.10 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2008.02.22

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (2007.11.21 – 2017.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arusha (Tanzania) (2017.12.27 – ...)

Archbishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu (77)Archbishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu (77)Permalink
(1999.03.16 – 2017.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Arusha (Tanzania)

Born:1942.06.13 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.24

Bishop of Same (Tanzania) (1979.02.12 – 1998.11.28)

President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (1988 – 1994)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (1997 – 2008.07)

Bishop of Arusha (Tanzania) (1998.11.28 – 1999.03.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arusha (Tanzania) (1999.03.16 – 2017.12.27)

Bishops of Arusha (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu (77)Bishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1998.11.28 – 1999.03.16)

(see above)

Bishop Fortunatus M. LukanimaPermalink
(1989.03.06 – 1998.07.20)

Born:1940.12.08 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1989.08.13
Died:2014.03.12 († 73)

Bishop of Arusha (Tanzania) (1989.03.06 – 1998.07.20)

Bishop Dennis Vincent Durning, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1963.03.01 – 1989.03.06)

Born:1923.05.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1963.05.28
Died:2002.02.21 († 78)

Bishop of Arusha (Tanzania) (1963.03.01 – 1989.03.06)


as of 2020.05.12

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