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Diocese of

Kwito-Bié

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 70,000 km²

Population: 955,245 Catholics (62.4% of 1,531,800 total) (2018)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 6 missions, 40 priests (26 diocesan, 14 religious), 130 lay religious (49 brothers, 81 sisters), 45 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Huambo

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição (December 5)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.01.15 – ...):Bishop José Nambi (71)Bishop José Nambi (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kwito-Bié (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Nambi (71)Bishop José Nambi (71)Permalink
(1997.01.15 – ...)

Bishop of Kwito-Bié (Angola)

Fé e solidão

Born:1949.06.05 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.17

Coadjutor Bishop of Kwito-Bié (Angola) (1995.12.15 – 1997.01.15)

Bishop of Kwito-Bié (Angola) (1997.01.15 – ...)

Bishop Pedro Luís AntónioPermalink
(1979.06.15 – 1997.01.15)

Born:1921.01.13 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1952.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1979.07.29
Died:2014.07.25 († 93)

Bishop of Kwito-Bié (Angola) (1979.06.15 – 1997.01.15)

Bishop Manuel António PiresPermalink
(1979.05.16 – 1979.06.15)

Born:1915.03.27 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1939.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1955.06.29
Died:1999.04.03 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Alia (1955.03.07 – 1958.09.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Silva Porto (Angola) (1955.03.07 – 1958.09.23)

Bishop of Silva Porto (Angola) (1958.09.23 – 1979.05.16)

Bishop of Kwito-Bié (Angola) (1979.05.16 – 1979.06.15)

Bishops of Silva Porto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Manuel António PiresPermalink
(1958.09.23 – 1979.05.16)

(see above)

Bishop Antonio Ildefonse dos Santos Silva, O.S.B.Permalink
(1941.11.03 – 1958.08.17)

Born:1893.11.08 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1917.10.14
Consecrated Bishop:1942.07.26
Died:1958.08.17 († 64)

Bishop of Silva Porto (Angola) (1941.11.03 – 1958.08.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.11.04

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