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Diocese of

Uíje

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 64,022 km²

Population: 1,011,785 Catholics (51.3% of 1,970,970 total) (2017)

Statistics: 23 parishes, 5 missions, 68 priests (42 diocesan, 26 religious), 117 lay religious (29 brothers, 88 sisters), 59 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Malanje

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição (December 8)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uíje (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (55)Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (55)Permalink
(2008.02.02 – 2019.02.11)

Bishop of Viana (Angola)

Servo por amor

Born:1964.03.05 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1991.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2007.02.25

Coadjutor Bishop of Uíje (Angola) (2006.12.01 – 2008.02.02)

Bishop of Uíje (Angola) (2008.02.02 – 2019.02.11)

Bishop of Viana (Angola) (2019.02.11 – ...)

Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. (91)Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. (91)Permalink
(1979.05.16 – 2008.02.02)

Bishop emeritus of Uíje (Angola)

In verbo tuo

Born:1928.10.12 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1952.01.20
Consecrated Bishop:1967.04.30

Bishop of Carmona e São Salvador (Angola) (1967.03.14 – 1979.05.16)

Bishop of Uíje (Angola) (1979.05.16 – 2008.02.02)

Bishops of Carmona e São Salvador (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. (91)Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. (91)Permalink
(1967.03.14 – 1979.05.16)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.30

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