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Diocese of

Chimoio

Mozambique Mozambique

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 61,661 km²

Population: 89,000 Catholics (4.2% of 2,109,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 515 missions, 38 priests (10 diocesan, 28 religious), 51 lay religious (43 brothers, 8 sisters), 20 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Beira

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Maria Imaculada

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 8

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.01.02 – ...):Bishop João Carlos Hatoa Nunes (53)Bishop João Carlos Hatoa Nunes (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chimoio (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Carlos Hatoa Nunes (53)Bishop João Carlos Hatoa Nunes (53)Permalink
(2017.01.02 – ...)

Bishop of Chimoio (Mozambique)

Born:1968.03.08 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:2011.07.10

Titular Bishop of Amudarsa (2011.05.25 – 2017.01.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maputo (Mozambique) (2011.05.25 – 2017.01.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Beira (Mozambique) (2012.01.14 – 2012.06.29)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (2015.11.10 – 2018.11.11)

Bishop of Chimoio (Mozambique) (2017.01.02 – ...)

Bishop Francisco João Silota, M. Afr. (80)Bishop Francisco João Silota, M. Afr. (80)Permalink
(1990.11.19 – 2017.01.02)

Bishop emeritus of Chimoio (Mozambique)

Born:1941.06.17 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1974.08.11
Consecrated Bishop:1988.06.26

Titular Bishop of Musti (1988.01.18 – 1990.11.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Beira (Mozambique) (1988.01.18 – 1990.11.19)

Bishop of Chimoio (Mozambique) (1990.11.19 – 2017.01.02)

President of Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (1993 – 2002)

President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (1995 – 2001)


as of 2021.06.22

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