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Diocese of

Geita

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,697 km²

Population: 611,550 Catholics (28.9% of 2,114,130 total) (2015)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 31 priests (29 diocesan, 2 religious), 49 lay religious (3 brothers, 46 sisters), 31 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mwanza

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.04.28 – ...):Bishop Flavian Matindi Kassala (52)Bishop Flavian Matindi Kassala (52)

Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Geita (Roman Rite)

Bishop Flavian Matindi Kassala (52)Bishop Flavian Matindi Kassala (52)Permalink
(2016.04.28 – ...)

Bishop of Geita (Tanzania)
Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Born:1967.12.04 (Sumve, Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1999.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:2016.06.12

Bishop of Geita (Tanzania) (2016.04.28 – ...)

Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2018.06.23 – ...)

Archbishop Renatus Leonard Nkwande (54)Bishop Renatus Leonard Nkwande (54) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.05.18 – 2016.04.28)

Archbishop Damian Denis Dallu (65)Bishop Damian Denis Dallu (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.04.14 – 2014.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Songea (Tanzania)

Christus spes nostra

Born:1955.04.26 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1984.11.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.07.30

Bishop of Geita (Tanzania) (2000.04.14 – 2014.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Songea (Tanzania) (2014.03.14 – ...)

Bishop Aloysius BalinaPermalink
(1984.11.08 – 1997.08.08)

Born:1945.06.21 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1985.01.06
Died:2012.11.06 († 67)

Bishop of Geita (Tanzania) (1984.11.08 – 1997.08.08)

Bishop of Shinyanga (Tanzania) (1997.08.08 – 2012.11.06)


as of 2020.06.16

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