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Diocese of

Njombe

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,706 km²

Population: 373,300 Catholics (38.3% of 973,500 total) (2018)

Statistics: 48 parishes, 6 missions, 104 priests (91 diocesan, 13 religious), 552 lay religious (27 brothers, 525 sisters), 34 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Songea

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.04.13 – ...):Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo (60)Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo (60)

Bishop of Mbinga (Tanzania)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Njombe (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo (60)Bishop John Chrisostom Ndimbo (60)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.04.13 – ...)

Bishop Alfred Leonhard MalumaPermalink
(2002.06.08 – 2021.04.06)

Born:1955.12.12 (Lukani, Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1985.11.17
Consecrated Bishop:2002.09.01
Died:2021.04.06 (Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania † 65)

Bishop of Njombe (Tanzania) (2002.06.08 – 2021.04.06)

Bishop Raymond MwanyikaPermalink
(1971.01.16 – 2002.06.08)

Born:1930 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1959.10.11
Consecrated Bishop:1971.04.25
Died:2013.10.24 († 83)

Bishop of Njombe (Tanzania) (1971.01.16 – 2002.06.08)

Fr. Bruno Zwissler, O.S.B.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1968.02.16 – 1971.01.16)


as of 2021.04.18

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