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Diocese of

Pemba

Mozambique Mozambique

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 82,625 km²

Population: 695,289 Catholics (29.8% of 2,333,278 total) (2018)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 43 priests (19 diocesan, 24 religious), 110 lay religious (37 brothers, 73 sisters), 30 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nampula

Neighbouring Dioceses: Archipel des Comores (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Paul of Tarsus

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 29

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.02.11 – ...):Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo (53)Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo (53)

Titular Bishop of Arsennaria

Auxiliary Bishop of Maputo (Mozambique)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pemba (Roman Rite)

Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo (53)Bishop António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo (53)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.02.11 – ...)

Archbishop Luiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P. (65)Bishop Luiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P. (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2013.06.12 – 2021.02.11)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil)

Born:1955.12.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.24

Bishop of Pemba (Mozambique) (2013.06.12 – 2021.02.11)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (2018.11.11 – 2021.02.11)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil) (2021.02.11 – ...)

Fr. Fernando Domingos Costa, C.P.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.10.27 – 2013.06.12)

Bishop Ernesto Maguengue (57)Bishop Ernesto Maguengue (57)Permalink
(2004.06.24 – 2012.10.27)

Titular Bishop of Furnos minor
Auxiliary Bishop of Nampula (Mozambique)

Born:1964.08.02 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1989.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:2004.10.24

Bishop of Pemba (Mozambique) (2004.06.24 – 2012.10.27)

Titular Bishop of Furnos minor (2014.08.06 – ...)

Auxiliary Bishop of Nampula (Mozambique) (2014.08.06 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Nampula (Mozambique) (2016.07.25 – 2017.04.11)

Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.04.23 – 2004.06.24)

Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap. (73) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2000.12.05 – 2003.02.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maputo (Mozambique)

Born:1947.12.06 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.25

Bishop of Pemba (Mozambique) (2000.12.05 – 2003.02.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maputo (Mozambique) (2003.02.22 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Pemba (Mozambique) (2003.04.23 – 2004.06.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (2015.11.10 – 2018.11.11)

Archbishop Tomé Makhweliha, S.C.I. (76)Bishop Tomé Makhweliha, S.C.I. (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1997.10.24 – 2000.11.16)

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 da Silva Vieira PintoPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992.12.12 – 1998.01.18)

Bishop Januário Machaze Nhangumbe (87)Bishop Januário Machaze Nhangumbe (87)Permalink
(1976.09.17 – 1993.11.08)

Bishop emeritus of Pemba (Mozambique)

Born:1934.08.20 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1975.03.09

Bishop of Porto Amélia (Mozambique) (1975.01.15 – 1976.09.17)

Bishop of Pemba (Mozambique) (1976.09.17 – 1993.11.08)

Bishops of Porto Amélia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Januário Machaze Nhangumbe (87)Bishop Januário Machaze Nhangumbe (87)Permalink
(1975.01.15 – 1976.09.17)

(see above)

Bishop José dos Santos Garcia, S.M.P.Permalink
(1957.04.05 – 1975.01.15)

Born:1913.04.16 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1938.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1957.06.16
Died:2010.12.11 († 97)

Bishop of Porto Amélia (Mozambique) (1957.04.05 – 1975.01.15)


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