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Diocese of

Morogoro

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 43,380 km²

Population: 690,806 Catholics (43.3% of 1,596,000 total) (2015)

Statistics: 59 parishes, 169 priests (83 diocesan, 86 religious), 1,048 lay religious (403 brothers, 645 sisters), 31 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dar-es-Salaam

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1993.04.05 – ...):Bishop Telesphore Mkude (73)Bishop Telesphore Mkude (73)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena (2019.02.13 – ...):Fr. Lazarus Vitalis Msimbe, S.D.S. (55)Fr. Lazarus Vitalis Msimbe, S.D.S. (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Morogoro (Roman Rite)

Fr. Lazarus Vitalis Msimbe, S.D.S. (55)Fr. Lazarus Vitalis Msimbe, S.D.S. (55)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2019.02.13 – ...)

Bishop Telesphore Mkude (73)Bishop Telesphore Mkude (73)Permalink
(1993.04.05 – ...)

Bishop of Morogoro (Tanzania)

Swana Noiye Tumaini Langi

Born:1945.11.30 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1972.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1988.04.26

Bishop of Tanga (Tanzania) (1988.01.18 – 1993.04.05)

Bishop of Morogoro (Tanzania) (1993.04.05 – ...)

Bishop Adriani MkobaPermalink
(1966.12.15 – 1992.11.06)

Born:1926.01.28 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1953.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.02
Died:1995.10.07 († 69)

Bishop of Morogoro (Tanzania) (1966.12.15 – 1992.11.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar and Pemba (Tanzania) (1968.07.16 – 1973.01.26)

Bishop Herman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1954.07.18 – 1966.12.15)

Born:1905.04.11 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1954.10.28
Died:1987.11.03 († 82)

Bishop of Morogoro (Tanzania) (1954.07.18 – 1966.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Mauretania (1966.12.15 – 1976.08.13)

Bishop Bernardo Gerardo Hilhorst, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1953.12.12)

Born:1895.12.31 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1922.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1934.04.25
Died:1954.08.11 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Metellopolis (1934.02.26 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Bagamoyo (Tanzania) (1934.02.26 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Morogoro (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1953.12.12)

Titular Bishop of Argos (1953.12.12 – 1954.08.11)

Vicars Apostolic of Bagamoyo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernardo Gerardo Hilhorst, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1934.02.26 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Bishop Bartholomew Stanley Wilson, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1924.01.09 – 1933.05.23)

Born:1884.05.27 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1913.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1924.06.09
Died:1938.10.28 († 54)

Titular Bishop of Acmonia (1924.01.04 – 1938.10.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Bagamoyo (Tanzania) (1924.01.09 – 1933.05.23)

Vicar Apostolic of Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone) (1933.05.23 – 1936.04.16)

Bishop François-Xavier Vogt, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1906.07.25 – 1923.05.19)

Born:1870.12.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1899
Consecrated Bishop:1906.10.14
Died:1943.03.04 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Bagamoyo (Tanzania) (1906.07.25 – 1923.05.19)

Titular Bishop of Celenderis (1906.07.25 – 1943.03.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Cameroun (Cameroon) (1922.04 – 1923.05.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Cameroun (Cameroon) (1923.05.19 – 1931.04.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Yaoundé (Cameroon) (1931.04.03 – 1943.03.04)


as of 2019.08.03

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