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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Dar-es-Salaam

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Ifakara, Mahenge, Morogoro, Tanga, Zanzibar

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1992.07.22 – ...):Cardinal Polycarp Pengo (70)Cardinal Polycarp Pengo (70)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora de La Salette

Auxiliary Bishop (2010.01.28 – ...):Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa (48)Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa (48)

Titular Bishop of Mozotcori

Auxiliary Bishop (2013.02.16 – ...):Bishop Titus Joseph Mdoe (53)Bishop Titus Joseph Mdoe (53)

Titular Bishop of Bahanna

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Dar-es-Salaam (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Polycarp Pengo (70)Cardinal Polycarp Pengo (70)
(1992.07.22 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora de La Salette
Metropolitan Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania)

Ecce ego Domine

Born:1944.08.05 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1984.01.06
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21

Bishop of Nachingwea (1983.11.11 – 1986.10.17)

Bishop of Tunduru–Masasi (Tanzania) (1986.10.17 – 1990.01.22)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1990.01.22 – 1992.07.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1992.07.22 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora de La Salette (1998.02.21 [1998.04.26] – ...)

President of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (2007.06 – 2013.09)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2012.06.23 – 2014.02.24)

Cardinal Laurean Rugambwa
(1968.12.19 – 1992.07.22)

Mater boni consilii

Born:1912.07.12 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1952.02.10
Created Cardinal:1960.03.28
Died:1997.12.08 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Febiana (1951.12.13 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Lower Kagera (1951.12.13 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Rutabo (1953.03.25 – 1960.06.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande (1960.03.31 – 1997.12.08)

Bishop of Bukoba (Tanzania) (1960.06.21 – 1968.12.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1968.12.19 – 1992.07.22)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (1970 – 1974)

Archbishop Edgard Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap.
(1953.03.25 – 1968.12.19)

Born:1897.01.09 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1924.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1930.08.17
Died:1975.01.29 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Vinda (1930.03.27 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1930.03.27 – 1953.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1968.12.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba (Tanzania) (1964.12.12 – 1966)

Titular Archbishop of Castro (1968.12.19 – 1975.01.29)

Vicars Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edgard Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop)
(1930.03.27 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph Gabriel Zelger, O.F.M. Cap.
(1923.02.15 – 1929.07.05)

Born:1867.11.10 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1890.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1923.06.24
Died:1934.08.20 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis in Isauria (1923.01.29 – 1934.08.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1923.02.15 – 1929.07.05)

Bishop Thomas Spreiter, O.S.B.
(1906.03.13 – 1920.11.24)

Born:1865.12.28 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1897.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1906.05.01
Died:1944.01.27 († 78)

Vicar Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1906.03.13 – 1920.11.24)

Titular Bishop of Thenæ (1906.03.13 – 1943.05.14)

Prefect Apostolic of Zululand (South Africa) (1921.08.27 – 1923.12.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Eshowe (South Africa) (1923.12.11 – 1943.05.14)

Vicars Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cassian Spiß, O.S.B.
(1902.09.15 – 1905.08.14)

Born:1866.06.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1889.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1902.11.16
Died:1905.08.14 († 39)

Titular Bishop of Ostracine (1902.09.15 – 1905.08.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1902.09.15 – 1905.08.14)

Prefects Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar (Roman Rite)

Fr. Maurus Hartmann, O.S.B.
(1894.07.01 – 1902.09.15)

Born:1865.11.21 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1890.08.02
Died:1905.08.20 († 39)

Prefect Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1894.07.01 – 1902.09.15)

Fr. Bonifatius Fleschutz, O.S.B.
(1887.11.18 – 1891.01.29)

Born:1861.01.09 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1886.05.03
Died:1891.01.29 († 30)

Prefect Apostolic of Southern Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1887.11.18 – 1891.01.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.12.09

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