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Diocese of

Mutare

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mutare / Mutaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Harare

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.05.28 – ...):Bishop Paul Horan, O. Carm. (60)Bishop Paul Horan, O. Carm. (60)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mutare (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Horan, O. Carm. (60)Bishop Paul Horan, O. Carm. (60)Permalink
(2016.05.28 – ...)

Bishop of Mutare (Zimbabwe)
President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Ad unum cum Maria

Born:1962.10.17 (Horan, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1997.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:2016.08.27

Bishop of Mutare (Zimbabwe) (2016.05.28 – ...)

General Secretary of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2018.05 – 2022)

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

Bishop Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa (83)Bishop Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa (83)Permalink
(1982.06.25 – 2016.05.28)

Bishop emeritus of Mutare (Zimbabwe)

Born:1939.06.21 (Wedza, Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1968.08.24
Consecrated Bishop:1982.02.21

Bishop of Umtali (Zimbabwe) (1981.11.05 – 1982.06.25)

Bishop of Mutare (Zimbabwe) (1982.06.25 – 2016.05.28)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1987 – 1990)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1998 – 2002)

Bishops of Umtali (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa (83)Bishop Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa (83)Permalink
(1981.11.05 – 1982.06.25)

(see above)

Bishop Donal Raymond Lamont, O. Carm.Permalink
(1957.02.15 – 1981.11.05)

Ut placeam Deo

Born:1911.07.27 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1957.06.16
Died:2003.08.14 († 92)

Prefect Apostolic of Umtali (Zimbabwe) (1953.02.06 – 1957.02.15)

Bishop of Umtali (Zimbabwe) (1957.02.15 – 1981.11.05)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1970 – 1972)

Prefects Apostolic of Umtali (Roman Rite)

Fr. Donal Raymond Lamont, O. Carm. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1953.02.06 – 1957.02.15)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Bishop's House, Drumfad, Marymount Road, Box 47, Mutare, Zimbabwe

Phone: (020) 62347

Statistics

Area: 32,200 km²

Population: 262,700 Catholics (10.0% of 2,630,650 total) (2020)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 1 mission, 74 priests (46 diocesan, 28 religious), 161 lay religious (40 brothers, 121 sisters), 29 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (July 16)

History

Last updated on 2022.11.23

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