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Diocese of

Dedza

Malawi Malawi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,250 km²

Population: 330,962 Catholics (64.2% of 515,386 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lilongwe

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: St. Martin de Porres

Statistics: 16 parishes, 48 priests (40 diocesan, 8 religious), 117 lay religious (18 brothers, 99 sisters), 42 seminarians (2015)

Address: P.O. Box 80, Dedza, Malawi

Phone: +265 1 223228

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Dedza (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emmanuele KanyamaPermalink
(2007.07.04 – 2018.02.17)

Born:1962.12.25 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1990.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.05
Died:2018.02.17 († 55)

Bishop of Dedza (Malawi) (2007.07.04 – 2018.02.17)

Archbishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. (80)Bishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. (80) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2006.02.18 – 2007.07.04)

Archbishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. (80)Bishop Rémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr. (80) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.09.07 – 2006.02.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lilongwe (Malawi)

Born:1938.01.11 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1998.05.09

Titular Bishop of Molicunza (1998.02.14 – 2000.09.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dedza (Malawi) (1998.02.14 – 2000.09.07)

Bishop of Dedza (Malawi) (2000.09.07 – 2006.02.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (2006.02.18 – 2007.07.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Dedza (Malawi) (2006.02.18 – 2007.07.04)

Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (2007.07.04 – 2011.02.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lilongwe (Malawi) (2011.02.09 – 2013.07.03)

Bishop Gervazio Moses ChisenderaPermalink
(1984.06.25 – 2000.09.07)

Born:1928 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1960.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:1984.09.30
Died:2004.08.14 († 76)

Bishop of Dedza (Malawi) (1984.06.25 – 2000.09.07)

Bishop Cornelius ChitsuloPermalink
(1959.04.25 – 1984.02.28)

Born:1910 (Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1937.09.05
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.11
Died:1984.02.28 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Bonitza (1956.11.09 – 1959.04.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Dedza (Malawi) (1956.11.09 – 1959.04.25)

Bishop of Dedza (Malawi) (1959.04.25 – 1984.02.28)

Vicars Apostolic of Dedza (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cornelius ChitsuloPermalink
(1956.11.09 – 1959.04.25)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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