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Diocese of

Quelimane

Mozambique Mozambique

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 62,257 km²

Population: 882,000 Catholics (87.3% of 1,010,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Beira

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora do Livramento

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 8

Statistics: 23 parishes, 44 priests (24 diocesan, 20 religious), 168 lay religious (57 brothers, 111 sisters), 26 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.01.25 – ...):Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (58)Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (58)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique

Ordinaries

Bishops of Quelimane (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (58)Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (58)Permalink
(2008.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Quelimane (Mozambique)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique

Eu confio na misericórdia de Deu

Born:1958.06.25 (Gabon)
Ordained Priest:1994.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.15

Bishop of Lichinga (Mozambique) (2003.04.05 – 2008.01.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Lichinga (Mozambique) (2008.01.25 – 2008.12.30)

Bishop of Quelimane (Mozambique) (2008.01.25 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (2015.11.10 – ...)

Archbishop Jaime Pedro GonçalvesPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.03 – 2008.01.25)

Bishop Bernardo Filipe Governo, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1976.05.31 – 2007.03.10)

Born:1939.01.21 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1969.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1976.10.10
Died:2013.10.20 († 74)

Bishop of Quelimane (Mozambique) (1976.05.31 – 2007.03.10)

Bishop Francisco Nuñes TeixeiraPermalink
(1955.02.06 – 1975.12.23)

Born:1910.01.26 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1933.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1955.05.13
Died:1999.03.02 († 89)

Bishop of Quelimane (Mozambique) (1955.02.06 – 1975.12.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (1969 – 1975)


as of 2016.09.19

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