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Diocese of

Menongue

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 199,049 km²

Population: 550,000 Catholics (82.1% of 670,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lubango

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora de Fátima (May 13)

Statistics: 8 parishes, 17 priests (14 diocesan, 3 religious), 46 lay religious (15 brothers, 31 sisters), 23 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Menongue (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mário Lukunde (61)Bishop Mário Lukunde (61)Permalink
(2005.08.03 – 2018.03.12)

Bishop emeritus of Menongue (Angola)

Paz

Born:1957.05.13 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1985.02.03
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.09

Bishop of Menongue (Angola) (2005.08.03 – 2018.03.12)

Archbishop José de Queirós Alves, C.SS.R. (77)Archbishop José de Queirós Alves, C.SS.R. (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2004.06.27 – 2005.08.03)

Archbishop José de Queirós Alves, C.SS.R. (77)Bishop José de Queirós Alves, C.SS.R. (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1986.09.12 – 2004.05.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola)

Apostolus Jesu

Born:1941.05.06 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1966.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1986.11.23

Bishop of Menongue (Angola) (1986.09.12 – 2004.05.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (2004.05.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Menongue (Angola) (2004.06.27 – 2005.08.03)

Archbishop Francisco Viti (84)Bishop Francisco Viti (84) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1979.05.16 – 1986.09.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Huambo (Angola)

Pacem per cor

Born:1933.08.15 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.28

Bishop of Serpa Pinto (Angola) (1975.08.10 – 1979.05.16)

Bishop of Menongue (Angola) (1979.05.16 – 1986.09.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (1986.09.12 – 2003.07.31)

Bishops of Serpa Pinto (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Francisco Viti (84)Bishop Francisco Viti (84) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1975.08.10 – 1979.05.16)

(see above)


as of 2018.05.26

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