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Diocese of

Mangochi

Malawi Malawi

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mangochi / Mangocien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Blantyre

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.12.06 – ...):Bishop Montfort Stima (65)Bishop Montfort Stima (65)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mangochi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Montfort Stima (65)Bishop Montfort Stima (65)
(2013.12.06 – ...)

Bishop of Mangochi (Malawi)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi

Born:1957.12.27 (Neno, Malawi)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.24

Titular Bishop of Puppi (2010.01.25 – 2013.12.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Blantyre (Malawi) (2010.01.25 – 2013.12.06)

Bishop of Mangochi (Malawi) (2013.12.06 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Malawi (2022.02.04 – ...)

Bishop Alessandro Pagani, S.M.M. (86)Bishop Alessandro Pagani, S.M.M. (86)
(2007.04.03 – 2013.12.06)

Bishop emeritus of Mangochi (Malawi)

Born:1937.01.03 (Torre Boldone di Bergamo, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1965.03.13
Consecrated Bishop:2007.05.26

Bishop of Mangochi (Malawi) (2007.04.03 – 2013.12.06)

Bishop Luciano Nervi, S.M.M.
(2004.11.20 – 2005.03.08)

Born:1938.01.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1961.02.25
Consecrated Bishop:2005.01.29
Died:2005.03.08 († 67)

Bishop of Mangochi (Malawi) (2004.11.20 – 2005.03.08)

Bishop Alessandro Assolari, S.M.M.
(1973.09.17 – 2004.11.20)

Born:1928.08.26 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1954.03.13
Consecrated Bishop:1973.12.08
Died:2005.04.13 († 76)

Prefect Apostolic of Fort Johnston (Malawi) (1969.10.03 – 1973.09.17)

Bishop of Mangochi (Malawi) (1973.09.17 – 2004.11.20)

Prefects Apostolic of Fort Johnston (Roman Rite)

Fr. Alessandro Assolari, S.M.M. (later Bishop)
(1969.10.03 – 1973.09.17)

(see above)

Contact Info

Address: P.O. Box 44, Mangochi, Malawi

Phone: +265 1 594462

Statistics

Area: 11,385 km²

Population: 864,000 Catholics (35.2% of 2,457,247 total) (2020)

Statistics: 25 parishes, 88 priests (57 diocesan, 31 religious), 272 lay religious (190 brothers, 82 sisters), 32 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Augustine of Hippo

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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