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Diocese of

Quelimane

Mozambique Mozambique

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 62,557 km²

Population: 843,570 Catholics (37.0% of 2,279,125 total) (2017)

Statistics: 23 parishes, 54 priests (35 diocesan, 19 religious), 149 lay religious (55 brothers, 94 sisters), 36 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Beira

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora do Livramento

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 8

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.01.25 – ...):Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (61)Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Quelimane (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (61)Bishop Hilário Da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M. (61)Permalink
(2008.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Quelimane (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 – 2018.11.11)

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 2020.03.23

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