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Diocese of

Viana

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 18,462 km²

Population: 103,960 Catholics (5.0% of 2,082,360 total) (2017)

Statistics: 20 parishes, 270 missions, 48 priests (16 diocesan, 32 religious), 237 lay religious (100 brothers, 137 sisters), 26 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Luanda

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: São Francisco de Assis(October 4)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.02.11 – ...):Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (55)Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Viana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (55)Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo (55)Permalink
(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 Joaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (70)Bishop Joaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (70)Permalink
(2007.06.06 – 2019.02.11)

Bishop emeritus of Viana (Angola)

Omnia in caritate

Born:1949.10.13 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2002.02.03

Bishop of Dundo (Angola) (2001.11.09 – 2007.06.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Dundo (Angola) (2007.06.06 – 2008.10.06)

Bishop of Viana (Angola) (2007.06.06 – 2019.02.11)


as of 2019.11.30

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