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Diocese of

Zanzibar

Tanzania Tanzania

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,332 km²

Population: 9,737 Catholics (0.7% of 1,461,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dar-es-Salaam

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 9 parishes, 19 missions, 17 priests (14 diocesan, 3 religious), 51 lay religious (8 brothers, 43 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.11.30 – ...):Bishop Augustine Ndeliakyama Shao, C.S.Sp. (67)Bishop Augustine Ndeliakyama Shao, C.S.Sp. (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Zanzibar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augustine Ndeliakyama Shao, C.S.Sp. (67)Bishop Augustine Ndeliakyama Shao, C.S.Sp. (67)Permalink
(1996.11.30 – ...)

Bishop of Zanzibar (Tanzania)

Born:1951.09.25 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1997.04.27

Bishop of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1996.11.30 – ...)

Bishop Bernard Martin Ngaviliau, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1980.03.28 – 1996.11.30)

Born:1917.03.01 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1980.06.05
Died:2005.06.26 († 88)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba (Tanzania) (1973 – 1980.03.28)

Bishop of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1980.03.28 – 1996.11.30)

Apostolic Administrators of Zanzibar e Pemba (Roman Rite)

Fr. Bernard Martin Ngaviliau, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1973 – 1980.03.28)

(see above)

Bishop Adriani MkobaPermalink
(1968.07.16 – 1973.01.26)

Born:1926.01.28 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1953.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.02
Died:1995.10.07 († 69)

Bishop of Morogoro (Tanzania) (1966.12.15 – 1992.11.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba (Tanzania) (1968.07.16 – 1973.01.26)

Fr. Joseph Sipendi (later Bishop)Permalink
(1966 – 1968)

Born:1915.03.19 (Tanzania)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.24
Died:1985.04.29 († 70)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba (Tanzania) (1966 – 1968)

Bishop of Moshi (Tanzania) (1968.01.11 – 1985.04.29)

Archbishop Edgard Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1964.12.12 – 1966)

Born:1897.01.09 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1924.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1930.08.17
Died:1975.01.29 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Vinda (1930.03.27 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1930.03.27 – 1953.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania) (1953.03.25 – 1968.12.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba (Tanzania) (1964.12.12 – 1966)

Titular Archbishop of Castro (1968.12.19 – 1975.01.29)

Vicars Apostolic of Zanzibar (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Joseph McCarthy, C.S.Sp. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1946.07.11 – 1953.03.25)

Born:1896.04.27 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1925.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1946.10.27
Died:1983.01.13 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Cercina (1946.07.11 – 1953.03.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1946.07.11 – 1953.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (1953.03.25 – 1971.10.24)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (1969 – 1970)

Bishop John Heffernan, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1932.03.15 – 1946)

Born:1883.09.11 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1912.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1932.06.19
Died:1966.03.20 († 82)

Vicar Apostolic of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1932.03.15 – 1946)

Titular Bishop of Uzippari (1932.03.15 – 1966.03.20)

Bishop John Gerald Neville, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1930.03.08 – 1943.02.27)

Bishop John Gerald Neville, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1913.09.01 – 1930.03.08)

Born:1841.04.15 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1885.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1913.10.28
Died:1943.02.27 († 101)

Vicar Apostolic of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1913.09.01 – 1930.03.08)

Titular Bishop of Carrhæ (1913.09.01 – 1943.02.27)

Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1930.03.08 – 1943.02.27)

Bishop Emile-Auguste Allgeyer, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1906.12.21 – 1913.04.03)

Born:1856.04.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1897.04.25
Died:1924.04.09 († 67)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1897.02.17 – 1906.12.21)

Titular Bishop of Ticelia (1897.02.17 – 1924.04.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Zanzibar (Tanzania) (1906.12.21 – 1913.04.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Northern Zanguebar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emile-Auguste Allgeyer, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1897.02.17 – 1906.12.21)

(see above)

Bishop Jean-Marie-Raoul Le Bas de Courmont, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1887 – 1896.11.27)

Born:1841.04.15 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1883.12.16
Died:1925.02.20 († 83)

Prefect Apostolic of Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1883.10.27 – 1883.11.23)

Vicar Apostolic of Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1883.11.23 – 1887)

Titular Bishop of Bodona (1883.11.23 – 1925.02.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1887 – 1896.11.27)

Vicars Apostolic of Zanguebar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Marie-Raoul Le Bas de Courmont, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1883.11.23 – 1887)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Zanguebar (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jean-Marie-Raoul Le Bas de Courmont, C.S.Sp. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1883.10.27 – 1883.11.23)

(see above)

Fr. Homer, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1872 – 1882)

Prefect Apostolic of Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1872 – 1882)

Bishop Armand-René MaupointPermalink
(1862 – 1871.07.10)

Born:1810.12.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1835.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1857.06.11
Died:1871.07.10 († 60)

Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) ([1857.02.14] 1857.03.19 – 1871.07.10)

Prefect Apostolic of Zanguebar (Tanzania) (1862 – 1871.07.10)


as of 2018.11.07

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