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Diocese of

Sumbe

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 58,698 km²

Population: 656,113 Catholics (34.9% of 1,881,873 total) (2018)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 74 missions, 53 priests (44 diocesan, 9 religious), 78 lay religious (14 brothers, 64 sisters), 89 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Luanda

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.21 – ...):Bishop Luzizila Kiala (56)Bishop Luzizila Kiala (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sumbe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luzizila Kiala (56)Bishop Luzizila Kiala (56)Permalink
(2013.05.21 – ...)

Bishop of Sumbe (Angola)

Vita

Born:1963.11.19 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.25

Bishop of Sumbe (Angola) (2013.05.21 – ...)

Bishop Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.10.22 – 2012.05.19)

Deus caritas est

Born:1946.11.05 (Mussende Gango, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1981.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.25
Died:2020.11.08 (Malanje, Angola † 74)

Bishop of Novo Redondo (Angola) (1995.12.15 – 2006.10.22)

Bishop of Sumbe (Angola) (2006.10.22 – 2012.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Malanje (Angola) (2012.05.19 – 2020.11.08)

Bishops of Novo Redondo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.12.15 – 2006.10.22)

(see above)

Archbishop Zacarias Kamwenho (86)Bishop Zacarias Kamwenho (86) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1977.02.03 – 1995.03.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lubango (Angola)

Caridade

Born:1934.09.05 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1974.11.23

Titular Bishop of Tabla (1974.08.26 – 1975.08.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Luanda (Angola) (1974.08.26 – 1975.08.10)

Bishop of Ngunza (Angola) (1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

Bishop of Novo Redondo (Angola) (1977.02.03 – 1995.03.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) (1995.03.03 – 1997.01.15)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (1997 – 2003)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) (1997.01.15 – 2009.09.05)

Bishops of Ngunza (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Zacarias Kamwenho (86)Bishop Zacarias Kamwenho (86) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

(see above)


as of 2020.11.10

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