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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Nampula

Mozambique Mozambique

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 51,000 km²

Population: 499,000 Catholics (13.5% of 3,698,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Lichinga, Nacala, Pemba

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Fátima

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 23 (1956)

Statistics: 40 parishes, 1 mission, 78 priests (44 diocesan, 34 religious), 278 lay religious (81 brothers, 197 sisters), 25 seminarians (2015)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.04.11 – ...):Archbishop Inácio Saure, I.M.C. (57)Archbishop Inácio Saure, I.M.C. (57)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.08.06 – ...):Bishop Ernesto Maguengue (53)Bishop Ernesto Maguengue (53)

Titular Bishop of Furnos minor

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Nampula (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Inácio Saure, I.M.C. (57)Archbishop Inácio Saure, I.M.C. (57)Permalink
(2017.04.11 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nampula (Mozambique)

Born:1960.03.02 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1998.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2011.05.22

Bishop of Tete (Mozambique) (2011.04.12 – 2017.04.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (2017.04.11 – ...)

Bishop Ernesto Maguengue (53)Bishop Ernesto Maguengue (53)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.07.25 – 2017.04.11)

Archbishop Tomé Makhweliha, S.C.I. (72)Archbishop Tomé Makhweliha, S.C.I. (72)Permalink
(2000.11.16 – 2016.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nampula (Mozambique)

Born:1945.01.02 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.18

Bishop of Pemba (Mozambique) (1997.10.24 – 2000.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (2000.11.16 – 2016.07.25)

President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (2006 – 2009)

Archbishop Manuel Vieira Pinto (93)Archbishop Manuel Vieira Pinto (93)Permalink
(1984.06.04 – 2000.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nampula (Mozambique)

Born:1923.12.08 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1949.08.07
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.29

Bishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (1967.04.21 – 1984.06.04)

President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (1975 – 1976)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (1984.06.04 – 2000.11.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Pemba (Mozambique) (1992.12.12 – 1998.01.18)

Bishops of Nampula (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Manuel Vieira Pinto (93)Bishop Manuel Vieira Pinto (93) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1967.04.21 – 1984.06.04)

(see above)

Bishop Manuel de Medeiros GuerreiroPermalink
(1951.03.02 – 1966.11.30)

Born:1891.04.12
Ordained Priest:1913.08.24
Consecrated Bishop:1937.08.15
Died:1978.04.10 († 86)

Bishop of São Tomé de Meliapor (India) (1937.04.10 – 1951.03.02)

Bishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (1951.03.02 – 1966.11.30)

Titular Bishop of Præcausa (1966.11.30 – 1971.01.27)

Bishop Teófilo José Pereira de Andrade, O.F.M.Permalink
(1941.05.12 – 1951.02.17)

Born:1881.01.14 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1905.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1941.06.29
Died:1954.10.25 († 73)

Bishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (1941.05.12 – 1951.02.17)

Titular Bishop of Urusi (1951.02.17 – 1954.10.25)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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