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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Dodoma

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 38,743 km²

Population: 311,000 Catholics (19.2% of 1,624,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Kondoa, Singida

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 32 parishes, 81 priests (41 diocesan, 40 religious), 398 lay religious (93 brothers, 305 sisters), 20 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.11.06 – ...):Archbishop Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Archbishop Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (59)

Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Dodoma (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Archbishop Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Permalink
(2014.11.06 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dodoma (Tanzania)
Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Born:1957.05.09 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1989.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.02

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (2006.04.22 – 2014.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2014.11.06 – ...)

Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2015.09.04 – ...)

Bishops of Dodoma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernardine Mfumbusa (54)Bishop Bernardine Mfumbusa (54)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.05.04 – 2014.11.06)

Bishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (49)Bishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (49)Permalink
(2011.01.09 – 2014.02.17)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania)

Born:1966.11.03 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1996.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:2011.03.19

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2011.01.09 – 2014.02.17)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania) (2014.02.17 – ...)

Archbishop Jude Thaddaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap. (62)Bishop Jude Thaddaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap. (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.01.15 – 2010.11.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mwanza (Tanzania)

Born:1954.01.30 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1981.11.25
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.16

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (1999.02.09 – 2005.01.15)

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2005.01.15 – 2010.11.10)

President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2006 – 2012.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mwanza (Tanzania) (2010.11.10 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Shinyanga (Tanzania) (2013 – 2015.02.02)

Bishop Matthias Joseph IsujaPermalink
(1972.06.26 – 2005.01.15)

Born:1929.08.14 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1960.12.24
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.17
Died:2016.04.13 († 86)

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (1972.06.26 – 2005.01.15)

Bishop Anthony Jeremiah Pesce, C.P.Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1971.12.20)

Born:1908.08.02 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1932.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1951.07.15
Died:1971.12.20 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Cesarea in Bithynia (1951.05.10 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Dodoma (Tanzania) (1951.05.10 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1971.12.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Dodoma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Jeremiah Pesce, C.P.Permalink
(1951.05.10 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Dodoma (Roman Rite)

Fr. Stanislao dell’Addolorata, C.P.Permalink
(1937.06.16 – 1941)

Died:1941

Prefect Apostolic of Dodoma (Tanzania) (1937.06.16 – 1941)


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