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Diocese of

Solwezi

Zambia Zambia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 125,827 km²

Population: 97,272 Catholics (10.5% of 930,109 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lusaka

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 29 parishes, 49 priests (34 diocesan, 15 religious), 72 lay religious (20 brothers, 52 sisters), 20 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.03.23 – ...):Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (49)Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (49)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa

Ordinaries

Bishops of Solwezi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (49)Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (49)Permalink
(2010.03.23 – ...)

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia)
President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa

Evangelizatio integra populi Dei

Born:1968.12.14 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:2001.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.29

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (2010.03.23 – ...)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (2018.07.21 – ...)

Archbishop Alick Banda (54)Bishop Alick Banda (54) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.11.14 – 2010.02.13)

Archbishop Alick Banda (54)Bishop Alick Banda (54) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2007.05.30 – 2009.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lusaka (Zambia)

Restaurare omnia in Christo

Born:1963.11.15 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1994.08.07
Consecrated Bishop:2007.07.29

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (2007.05.30 – 2009.11.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ndola (Zambia) (2009.11.14 – 2010.01.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (2009.11.14 – 2010.02.13)

Bishop of Ndola (Zambia) (2010.01.16 – 2018.01.30)

Vice-President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (2014.07 – 2017.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lusaka (Zambia) (2018.01.30 – ...)

Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (76)Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (76)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2004.10.01 – 2007.05.30)

Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (76)Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (76)Permalink
(1995.07.10 – 2004.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Ndola (Zambia)

Born:1941.12.14 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.10

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (1993.12.21 – 1995.07.10)

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (1995.07.10 – 2004.10.01)

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (2004.10.01 – 2007.05.30)

Bishop of Ndola (Zambia) (2004.10.01 – 2010.01.16)

Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (76)Fr. Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (76) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1993.12.21 – 1995.07.10)

Bishop Severinah Abdon Potani, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1976.12.09 – 1993.12.26)

Born:1919.06.30 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1949.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.02.20
Died:1993.12.26 († 74)

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (1970.06.09 – 1976.12.09)

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (1976.12.09 – 1993.12.26)

Prefects Apostolic of Solwezi (Roman Rite)

Fr. Severinah Abdon Potani, O.F.M. Conv. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970.06.09 – 1976.12.09)

Fr. Anselm Myers, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1969 – 1970.06.09)

Pro-Prefect Apostolic of Solwezi (Zambia) (1969 – 1970.06.09)

Fr. Rupert Hillerich, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1959 – 1969)

Died:1969

Prefect Apostolic of Solwezi (Zambia) (1959 – 1969)


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