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Diocese of

Gurué

Mozambique Mozambique

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 42,451 km²

Population: 948,142 Catholics (43.4% of 2,185,380 total) (2018)

Statistics: 25 parishes, 2 missions, 48 priests (30 diocesan, 18 religious), 67 lay religious (20 brothers, 47 sisters), 48 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Beira

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Santo António de Lisboa

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 13

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.02.02 – ...):Bishop Inácio Lucas Mwita (52)Bishop Inácio Lucas Mwita (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gurué (Roman Rite)

Bishop Inácio Lucas Mwita (52)Bishop Inácio Lucas Mwita (52)Permalink
(2021.02.02 – ...)

Bishop of Gurué (Mozambique)

Born:1969.09.21 (Napaco, Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1998.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:2021.03.21

Bishop of Gurué (Mozambique) (2021.02.02 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C.Permalink
(2010.03.24 – 2019.04.24)

Born:1944.05.04 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.30
Died:2019.04.24 († 74)

Bishop of Gurué (Mozambique) (2010.03.24 – 2019.04.24)

Bishop Manuel Chuanguira Machado (71)Bishop Manuel Chuanguira Machado (71)Permalink
(1993.12.06 – 2009.10.09)

Bishop emeritus of Gurué (Mozambique)

Born:1950.06.11 (Mozambique)
Ordained Priest:1981.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1994.05.22

Bishop of Gurué (Mozambique) (1993.12.06 – 2009.10.09)


as of 2021.09.23

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