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Diocese of

Hwange

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 43,427 km²

Population: 38,234 Catholics (9.4% of 406,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bulawayo

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Statistics: 24 parishes, 34 priests (21 diocesan, 13 religious), 80 lay religious (16 brothers, 64 sisters), 19 seminarians (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, Old Bulawayo Road, Box 25, Hwange, Zimbabwe

Phone: (081) 22325

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.12.05 – ...):Bishop Joseph Albert Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E. (76)Bishop Joseph Albert Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E. (76)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Hwange (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Albert Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E. (76)Bishop Joseph Albert Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E. (76)Permalink
(2006.12.05 – ...)

Bishop of Hwange (Zimbabwe)

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Born:1942.04.14 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2007.02.03

Bishop of Hwange (Zimbabwe) (2006.12.05 – ...)

Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (62)Bishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.02.09 – 2004.06.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Harare (Zimbabwe)
President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Born:1955.12.25 (Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1983.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.09

Bishop of Hwange (Zimbabwe) (1999.02.09 – 2004.06.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Harare (Zimbabwe) (2004.06.10 – ...)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2006 – 2010)

Vice-President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2014 – 2018.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) (2016.02.17 – 2017.12.30)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2018.05 – ...)

Bishop Ignacio Prieto Vega, I.E.M.E.Permalink
(1963.03.01 – 1999.02.09)

Born:1923.03.09 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1947.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1963.04.28
Died:2008.05.09 († 85)

Bishop of Hwange (Zimbabwe) (1963.03.01 – 1999.02.09)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1974 – 1975)

Prefects Apostolic of Wankie (Roman Rite)

Fr. Dominic Ros Arraiza, I.E.M.E.Permalink
(1956.10.19 – 1963)

Died:1963

Prefect Apostolic of Wankie (Zimbabwe) (1956.10.19 – 1963)

Fr. Francesco Font Garcia, I.E.M.E.Permalink
(1953 – 1956)

Died:1956

Prefect Apostolic of Wankie (Zimbabwe) (1953 – 1956)


as of 2018.11.07

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