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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Mbeya

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 60,348 km²

Population: 533,099 Catholics (19.7% of 2,707,410 total) (2015)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 126 priests (112 diocesan, 14 religious), 251 lay religious (18 brothers, 233 sisters), 44 seminarians (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Iringa, Sumbawanga

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.12.21 – ...):Archbishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (52)Archbishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (52)

President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Mbeya (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (52)Archbishop Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (52)Permalink
(2018.12.21 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mbeya (Tanzania)
President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference

Born:1966.11.03 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1996.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:2011.03.19

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2011.01.09 – 2014.02.17)

Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania) (2014.02.17 – 2018.12.21)

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

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mbeya (Tanzania) (2018.12.21 – ...)

Bishops of Mbeya (Roman Rite)

Bishop Evaristo Marc Chengula, I.M.C.Permalink
(1996.11.08 – 2018.11.21)

Born:1941.01.01 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1970.10.15
Consecrated Bishop:1997.02.02
Died:2018.11.21 († 77)

Bishop of Mbeya (Tanzania) (1996.11.08 – 2018.11.21)

Bishop James Dominic SanguPermalink
(1966.05.03 – 1996.11.28)

Born:1920.07.14 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1947.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:1966.09.11
Died:1998.07.26 († 78)

Bishop of Mbeya (Tanzania) (1966.05.03 – 1996.11.28)

President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (1970 – 1976)

Bishop Anthony van Oorschot, M. Afr.Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1964.12.10)

Ut cognoscant te

Born:1899.01.28 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1923.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1949.10.30
Died:1964.12.10 († 65)

Prefect Apostolic of Tukuyu (Tanzania) (1947 – 1949.07.14)

Titular Bishop of Cenæ (1949.07.14 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Mbeya (Tanzania) (1949.07.14 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Mbeya (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1964.12.10)

Vicars Apostolic of Mbeya (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony van Oorschot, M. Afr.Permalink
(1949.07.14 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Tukuyu (Roman Rite)

Fr. Anthony van Oorschot, M. Afr. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1947 – 1949.07.14)

(see above)

Fr. Ludovico Haag, M. Afr.Permalink
(1938.04.08 – 1947)

Died:1947

Prefect Apostolic of Tukuyu (Tanzania) (1938.04.08 – 1947)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Tukuyu (Roman Rite)

Fr. Max Theodor Franz Donders, M. Afr.Permalink
(1932.11.11 – 1938)

Died:1938

Ecclesiastical Superior of Tukuyu (Tanzania) (1932.11.11 – 1938)


as of 2019.06.10

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