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Diocese of

Monze

Zambia Zambia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 72,000 km²

Population: 435,150 Catholics (25.2% of 1,726,890 total) (2020)

Statistics: 25 parishes, 61 priests (42 diocesan, 19 religious), 36 lay religious (22 brothers, 14 sisters), 27 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lusaka

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.02.25 – ...):Bishop Raphael Mweempwa (48)Bishop Raphael Mweempwa (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Monze (Roman Rite)

Bishop Raphael Mweempwa (48)Bishop Raphael Mweempwa (48)Permalink
(2022.02.25 – ...)

Bishop of Monze (Zambia)

Born:1974.03.30 (Monze, Zambia)
Ordained Priest:2002.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2022.05.07

Bishop of Monze (Zambia) (2022.02.25 – ...)

Fr. Francesco AiroldiPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.01.22 – 2022.02.25)

Bishop Moses HamungolePermalink
(2014.02.10 – 2021.01.13)

Mane nobiscum Domine

Born:1967.05.01 (Kafue, Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1994.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.03
Died:2021.01.13 (Monze, Zimbabwe † 53)

Bishop of Monze (Zambia) (2014.02.10 – 2021.01.13)

Bishop Emilio Patriarca (85)Bishop Emilio Patriarca (85)Permalink
(1999.06.22 – 2014.02.10)

Bishop emeritus of Monze (Zambia)

My grace is enough for you

Born:1937.07.10 (Varese, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.19

Bishop of Monze (Zambia) (1999.06.22 – 2014.02.10)

Bishop Paul Lungu, S.J.Permalink
(1991.11.26 – 1998.04.29)

Born:1946.10.10 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1979.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:1992.03.15
Died:1998.04.29 († 51)

Bishop of Monze (Zambia) (1991.11.26 – 1998.04.29)

Bishop James Corboy, S.J.Permalink
(1962.03.10 – 1991.11.26)

Born:1916.10.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1948.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.24
Died:2004.11.24 († 88)

Bishop of Monze (Zambia) (1962.03.10 – 1991.11.26)

President of Zambia Episcopal Conference (1969 – 1972)


as of 2022.08.06

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