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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Harare

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese, Primatial See of Zimbabwe

Name: Harare / Hararen(sis) in Zimbabua (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Chinhoyi, Gokwe, Mutare

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2004.06.10 – ...):Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (67)Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (67)

Apostolic Administrator of Masvingo (Zimbabwe)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Harare (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (67)Archbishop Robert Christopher Ndlovu (67)
(2004.06.10 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Harare (Zimbabwe)
Apostolic Administrator of Masvingo (Zimbabwe)

The Lord is my Shepherd

Born:1955.12.25 (Tshongokwe, Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1983.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.09

Bishop of Hwange (Zimbabwe) (1999.02.09 – 2004.06.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Harare (Zimbabwe) (2004.06.10 – ...)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2006 – 2010)

Vice-President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2014 – 2018.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Chinhoyi (Zimbabwe) (2016.02.17 – 2017.12.30)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2018.05 – 2022)

General Secretary of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (2019.11 – 2022.09.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Masvingo (Zimbabwe) (2022.07.19 – ...)

Archbishop Patrick Fani Chakaipa
(1982.06.25 – 2003.04.08)

Born:1932.06.25 (Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1973.01.14
Died:2003.04.08 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Rucuma (1972.10.15 – 1976.05.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1972.10.15 – 1976.05.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1976.05.31 – 1982.06.25)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1977 – 1984)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Harare (Zimbabwe) (1982.06.25 – 2003.04.08)

President of Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (1992 – 1995)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Salisbury (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Patrick Fani Chakaipa
(1976.05.31 – 1982.06.25)

(see above)

Archbishop Francis William Markall, S.J.
(1956.11.23 – 1976.05.31)

Born:1905.09.24 (England)
Ordained Priest:1937.09.09
Consecrated Bishop:1956.09.08
Died:1992.08.09 († 86)

Titular Archbishop of Cotyæum (1956.04.29 – 1956.11.23)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1956.04.29 – 1956.11.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1956.11.23 – 1976.05.31)

Archbishop Aston Sebastian Joseph Chichester, S.J.
(1955.01.01 – 1956.11.23)

Born:1878.05.22 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1913.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1931.07.19
Died:1962.10.24 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Ubaza (1931.03.04 – 1955.01.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1931.03.04 – 1955.01.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1955.01.01 – 1956.11.23)

Titular Archbishop of Velebusdus (1956.11.23 – 1962.10.24)

Vicars Apostolic of Salisbury (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aston Sebastian Joseph Chichester, S.J. (later Archbishop)
(1931.03.04 – 1955.01.01)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Salisbury (Roman Rite)

Fr. Roberto Brown, S.J.
(1927.07.14 – 1929)

Died:1929

Prefect Apostolic of Zambese (Zimbabwe) (1922 – 1927.07.14)

Prefect Apostolic of Salisbury (Zimbabwe) (1927.07.14 – 1929)

Prefects Apostolic of Zambese (Roman Rite)

Fr. Roberto Brown, S.J.
(1922 – 1927.07.14)

(see above)

Fr. Edoardo Parry, S.J.
(1918 – 1922)

Died:1922

Prefect Apostolic of Zambese (Zimbabwe) (1918 – 1922)

Fr. Riccardo Sykes, S.J.
(1915 – 1918)

Died:1918

Prefect Apostolic of Zambese (Zimbabwe) (1915 – 1918)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Archbishop’s House, 66 Fifth Street, Harare, Zimbabwe

Phone: (04) 792125

Statistics

Area: 63,555 km²

Population: 667,335 Catholics (17.9% of 3,721,815 total) (2020)

Statistics: 50 parishes, 184 priests (67 diocesan, 117 religious), 601 lay religious (327 brothers, 274 sisters), 39 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Peter Claver (September 9)

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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