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Diocese of

Moshi

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,020 km²

Population: 629,539 Catholics (65.4% of 961,997 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Arusha

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 51 parishes, 122 missions, 212 priests (164 diocesan, 48 religious), 1,235 lay religious (157 brothers, 1,078 sisters), 64 seminarians (2015)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Moshi (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Isaac Amani Massawe (67)Bishop Isaac Amani Massawe (67) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2007.11.21 – 2017.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arusha (Tanzania)

Kuwajibikana Kushirikiana Katika Kristo

Born:1951.06.10 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2008.02.22

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (2007.11.21 – 2017.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arusha (Tanzania) (2017.12.27 – ...)

Bishop Amedeus MsarikiePermalink
(1986.03.21 – 2007.11.21)

Born:1931.09 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1961.08.08
Consecrated Bishop:1986.05.01
Died:2013.02.07 († 81)

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (1986.03.21 – 2007.11.21)

Bishop Joseph SipendiPermalink
(1968.01.11 – 1985.04.29)

Born:1915.03.19 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.24
Died:1985.04.29 († 70)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba (Tanzania) (1966 – 1968)

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (1968.01.11 – 1985.04.29)

Bishop Joseph Kilasara, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1960.01.12 – 1966.11.03)

Born:1916.04.03
Ordained Priest:1944.03.04
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.08
Died:1978.11.21 († 62)

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (1960.01.12 – 1966.11.03)

Titular Bishop of Tisedi (1966.11.03 – 1978.11.21)

Bishop Joseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1953.03.25 – 1959.05.15)

Born:1880.04.27 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1903.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1933.03.20
Died:1961.10.20 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Vasada (1932.11.29 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Kilima-Njaro (Tanzania) (1932.11.29 – 1953.03.25)

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1959.05.15)

Titular Bishop of Abaradira (1959.05.15 – 1961.10.20)

Vicars Apostolic of Kilima-Njaro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1932.11.29 – 1953.03.25)

(see above)

Bishop Enrico Gogarty, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1923.11.28 – 1931.12.08)

Born:1884.09.09 (Ireland)
Died:1931.12.08 († 47)

Vicar Apostolic of Kilima-Njaro (Tanzania) (1923.11.28 – 1931.12.08)

Titular Bishop of Themiscyra (1923.12.23 – 1931.12.08)

Bishop Marie-Joseph-Aloys Munsch, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1910.09.13 – 1922.01.16)

Born:1869.10.08 (France)
Ordained Priest:1896
Consecrated Bishop:1911.02.05
Died:1942.12.28 († 73)

Vicar Apostolic of Kilima-Njaro (Tanzania) (1910.09.13 – 1922.01.16)

Titular Bishop of Magnesia ad Mæandrum (1910.09.13 – 1942.12.28)


as of 2018.11.07

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