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Diocese of

Gokwe

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Gokwe / Gokven(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Harare

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2020.09.11 – ...):Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro (54)Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro (54)

Bishop of Gweru (Zimbabwe)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gokwe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro (54)Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro (54)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.09.11 – ...)

Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro (54)Bishop Rudolf Nyandoro (54)Permalink
(2017.01.28 – 2020.09.11)

Bishop of Gweru (Zimbabwe)
Apostolic Administrator of Gokwe (Zimbabwe)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1968.10.11 (Gweru, Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1998.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:2017.04.29

Bishop of Gokwe (Zimbabwe) (2017.01.28 – 2020.09.11)

Bishop of Gweru (Zimbabwe) (2020.09.11 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Gokwe (Zimbabwe) (2020.09.11 – ...)

Bishop Angel Floro Martínez, I.E.M.E. (82)Bishop Angel Floro Martínez, I.E.M.E. (82)Permalink
(1999.10.15 – 2017.01.28)

Bishop emeritus of Gokwe (Zimbabwe)

I came so that they may have life to the full

Born:1940.02.24 (Ayna, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2000.02.19

Bishop of Gokwe (Zimbabwe) (1999.10.15 – 2017.01.28)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2010 – 2014.03.11)

Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera (72)Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera (72)Permalink
(1991.06.17 – 1999.02.09)

Bishop emeritus of Masvingo (Zimbabwe)

Amor et unitas et vita

Born:1949.11.11 (Gutu, Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1978.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:1991.10.19

Bishop of Gokwe (Zimbabwe) (1991.06.17 – 1999.02.09)

Bishop of Masvingo (Zimbabwe) (1999.02.09 – 2022.07.19)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2002 – 2006)

Apostolic Administrator of Gweru (Zimbabwe) (2012.04.28 – 2013.06.15)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2014.03.11 – 2018.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Gweru (Zimbabwe) (2017.10.24 – 2020.09.11)

Contact Info

Address: Bishop's House, Sasame 2 Area, Box 90, Gokwe, Zimbabwe

Phone: (059) 2396

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 26,000 km²

Population: 82,516 Catholics (11.6% of 712,775 total) (2020)

Statistics: 24 parishes, 32 priests (27 diocesan, 5 religious), 1 deacon, 34 lay religious (7 brothers, 27 sisters), 14 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Paul of Tarsus (January 25)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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