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Diocese of

Mbulu

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 16,057 km²

Population: 339,619 Catholics (27.2% of 1,250,417 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Arusha

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 50 parishes, 109 priests (67 diocesan, 42 religious), 318 lay religious (64 brothers, 254 sisters), 25 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.05.22 – ...):Bishop Anthony Gaspar Lagwen (51)Bishop Anthony Gaspar Lagwen (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mbulu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Gaspar Lagwen (51)Bishop Anthony Gaspar Lagwen (51)Permalink
(2018.05.22 – ...)

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania)

Born:1967.07.05 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1999.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:2018.08.12

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (2018.05.22 – ...)

Archbishop Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (61)Bishop Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (61) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.04.22 – 2014.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dodoma (Tanzania)

Born:1957.05.09 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1989.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.02

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (2006.04.22 – 2014.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2014.11.06 – ...)

Vice-President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2015.09.04 – 2018.06.23)

Archbishop Jude Thaddaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap. (64)Bishop Jude Thaddaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap. (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.02.09 – 2005.01.15)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania)
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Mwanza (Tanzania)

Born:1954.01.30 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1981.11.25
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.16

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (1999.02.09 – 2005.01.15)

Bishop of Dodoma (Tanzania) (2005.01.15 – 2010.11.10)

President of Tanzania Episcopal Conference (2006 – 2012.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mwanza (Tanzania) (2010.11.10 – 2018.06.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Shinyanga (Tanzania) (2013 – 2015.02.02)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (2018.06.21 – ...)

Bishop Nicodemus Atle Basili HhandoPermalink
(1971.07.03 – 1997.03.07)

Born:1926.04.02 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1958.02.16
Consecrated Bishop:1971.10.03
Died:1997.12.28 († 71)

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (1971.07.03 – 1997.03.07)

Bishop Patrick Winters, S.A.C.Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1971.07.03)

Born:1908.10.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1938.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1952.05.04
Died:1994.04.01 († 85)

Prefect Apostolic of Mbulu (Tanzania) (1944.01.28 – 1952.01.10)

Titular Bishop of Burca (1952.01.10 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Mbulu (Tanzania) (1952.01.10 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Mbulu (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1971.07.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Mbulu (Roman Rite)

Bishop Patrick Winters, S.A.C.Permalink
(1952.01.10 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Mbulu (Roman Rite)

Fr. Patrick Winters, S.A.C. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1944.01.28 – 1952.01.10)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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