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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Huambo

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 34,270 km²

Population: 1,137,010 Catholics (56.3% of 2,019,555 total) (2018)

Statistics: 49 parishes, 11 missions, 116 priests (88 diocesan, 28 religious), 352 lay religious (156 brothers, 196 sisters), 215 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Benguela, Kwito-Bié

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição (December 8)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.10.01 – ...):Archbishop Zeferino Zeca Martins, S.V.D. (54)Archbishop Zeferino Zeca Martins, S.V.D. (54)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Huambo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Zeferino Zeca Martins, S.V.D. (54)Archbishop Zeferino Zeca Martins, S.V.D. (54)Permalink
(2018.10.01 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola)

Born:1966.03.08 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1995.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:2012.08.12

Titular Bishop of Tanaramusa (2012.05.19 – 2018.10.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Luanda (Angola) (2012.05.19 – 2018.10.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (2018.10.01 – ...)

Archbishop José de Queirós Alves, C.SS.R. (79)Archbishop José de Queirós Alves, C.SS.R. (79)Permalink
(2004.05.03 – 2018.10.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Huambo (Angola)

Apostolus Jesu

Born:1941.05.06 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1966.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1986.11.23

Bishop of Menongue (Angola) (1986.09.12 – 2004.05.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (2004.05.03 – 2018.10.01)

Apostolic Administrator of Menongue (Angola) (2004.06.27 – 2005.08.03)

Bishop Oscar Lino Lopes Fernandes BragaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.07.31 – 2004.05.03)

Archbishop Francisco Viti (87)Archbishop Francisco Viti (87)Permalink
(1986.09.12 – 2003.07.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Huambo (Angola)

Pacem per cor

Born:1933.08.15 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.28

Bishop of Serpa Pinto (Angola) (1975.08.10 – 1979.05.16)

Bishop of Menongue (Angola) (1979.05.16 – 1986.09.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (1986.09.12 – 2003.07.31)

Archbishop Manuel Franklin da CostaPermalink
(1977.02.03 – 1986.09.12)

Born:1921.08.31 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1948.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.14
Died:2003.07.17 († 81)

Bishop of Henrique de Carvalho (Angola) (1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (1977.02.03 – 1986.09.12)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (1982 – 1990)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) (1986.09.12 – 1997.01.15)

Bishops of Nova Lisboa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Américo HenriquesPermalink
(1972.02.19 – 1976.04.13)

Born:1923.10.06 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1966.10.11
Died:2006.08.14 († 82)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1966.07.03 – 1967.04.15)

Titular Bishop of Tisili (1966.07.03 – 1971.02.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1967.04.15 – 1971.02.02)

Bishop of Lamego (Portugal) (1971.02.02 – 1972.02.19)

Bishop of Nova Lisboa (Angola) (1972.02.19 – 1976.04.13)

Bishop Daniel Gomes Junqueira, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1941.01.28 – 1970.06.29)

Born:1894.04.11 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1918.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1941.06.01
Died:1970.06.29 († 76)

Prefect Apostolic of Cubango in Angola (Angola) (1938 – 1941.01.28)

Bishop of Nova Lisboa (Angola) (1941.01.28 – 1970.06.29)


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