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Diocese of

Chinhoyi

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 56,000 km²

Population: 228,400 Catholics (7.2% of 3,194,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 46 priests (41 diocesan, 5 religious), 2 deacons, 75 lay religious (7 brothers, 68 sisters), 15 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Harare

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Kizito, Saint Francis Xavier

Address: 26 Robson Manyika Drive, Box 680, Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe

Phone: (067) 22562

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.12.30 – ...):Bishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupa, C.SS.R. (50)Bishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupa, C.SS.R. (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chinhoyi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupa, C.SS.R. (50)Bishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupa, C.SS.R. (50)Permalink
(2017.12.30 – ...)

Bishop of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe)

Born:1970.04.28 (Tamirepi, Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:2001.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.07

Bishop of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) (2017.12.30 – ...)

Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (64)Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (64)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.02.17 – 2017.12.30)

Bishop Dieter Bernd Scholz, S.J. (82)Bishop Dieter Bernd Scholz, S.J. (82)Permalink
(2006.04.06 – 2016.02.17)

Bishop emeritus of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe)

Born:1938.06.02 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.02

Bishop of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) (2006.04.06 – 2016.02.17)

Bishop Helmut Reckter, S.J.Permalink
(1985.10.28 – 2004.03.10)

Born:1933.11.24 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1964.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.05
Died:2004.03.10 († 70)

Prefect Apostolic of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) (1974.02.22 – 1985.10.28)

Bishop of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) (1985.10.28 – 2004.03.10)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1990 – 1994)

Prefects Apostolic of Chinhoyi (Roman Rite)

Fr. Helmut Reckter, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1974.02.22 – 1985.10.28)

(see above)


as of 2020.11.04

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