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Diocese of

Ondjiva

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 83,900 km²

Population: 758,480 Catholics (69.9% of 1,085,380 total) (2018)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 2 missions, 42 priests (37 diocesan, 5 religious), 95 lay religious (9 brothers, 86 sisters), 120 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lubango

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora das Vitórias (January 16)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.11.23 – ...):Bishop Pio Hipunyati (55)Bishop Pio Hipunyati (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ondjiva (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pio Hipunyati (55)Bishop Pio Hipunyati (55)Permalink
(2011.11.23 – ...)

Bishop of Ondjiva (Angola)

Veritas

Born:1964.11.14 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1998.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.19

Bishop of Ondjiva (Angola) (2011.11.23 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Guimarães Kevanu (84)Bishop Fernando Guimarães Kevanu (84)Permalink
(1988.01.30 – 2011.11.23)

Bishop emeritus of Ondjiva (Angola)

Palavra de Senhor

Born:1936.08.14 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1988.07.03

Apostolic Administrator of Ondjiva (Angola) (1986 – 1988.01.30)

Bishop of Ondjiva (Angola) (1988.01.30 – 2011.11.23)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Cunène (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fernando Guimarães Kevanu (84)Fr. Fernando Guimarães Kevanu (84) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1986 – 1988.01.30)

Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (95)Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (95)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1977.02.03 – 1986.02.16)

Bishop Eurico Dias Nogueira (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1975 – 1977.02.03)

Fr. Charles Estermann, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1932 – 1940.09.04)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1932 – 1940.09.04)

Fr. Benoit-Marius Bonnefoux, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1904.09.19 – 1932)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1904.09.19 – 1932)

Fr. Joseph Antunes, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1883 – 1904)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1883 – 1904)

Fr. Gustave Costes, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1883 – 1883)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1883 – 1883)

Fr. Charles Duparquet, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1882 – 1883)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cunène (Angola) (1882 – 1883)


as of 2020.11.04

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