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Diocese of

Uíje

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 64,022 km²

Population: 1,043,500 Catholics (51.3% of 2,032,800 total) (2018)

Statistics: 24 parishes, 6 missions, 61 priests (41 diocesan, 20 religious), 115 lay religious (22 brothers, 93 sisters), 64 seminarians (2018)

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 (2021.02.02 – ...):Bishop Joaquim Nhanganga Tyombe (51)Bishop Joaquim Nhanganga Tyombe (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uíje (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joaquim Nhanganga Tyombe (51)Bishop Joaquim Nhanganga Tyombe (51)Permalink
(2021.02.02 – ...)

Bishop of Uíje (Angola)

Born:1969.11.22 (Mambandi-Cacula, Angola)
Ordained Priest:2001.11.24
Consecrated Bishop:2021.03.07

Bishop of Uíje (Angola) (2021.02.02 – ...)

Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (57)Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (57)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. (93)Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. (93)Permalink
(1979.05.16 – 2008.02.02)

Bishop emeritus of Uíje (Angola)

In verbo tuo

Born:1928.10.12 (Mata Mourisca, 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. (93)Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. (93)Permalink
(1967.03.14 – 1979.05.16)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.10.29

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