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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Saurimo

Angola Angola

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Saurimo (Português) / Saurimoën(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Dundo, Luena

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.04.12 – ...):Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba (57)Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba (57)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Saurimo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba (57)Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba (57)Permalink
(2011.04.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saurimo (Angola)
President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé

Omnia omnibus

Born:1965.01.07 (Boma, Angola)
Ordained Priest:1991.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:2008.12.11

Bishop of Dundo (Angola) (2008.10.06 – 2011.04.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Saurimo (Angola) (2008.10.06 – 2011.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saurimo (Angola) (2011.04.12 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (2015.11.09 – 2021.10.11)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (2021.10.11 – ...)

Bishops of Saurimo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Manuel Imbamba (57)Bishop José Manuel Imbamba (57) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2008.10.06 – 2011.04.12)

Cardinal Eugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P. (83)Bishop Eugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P. (83) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1997.01.15 – 2008.02.18)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Anastasia
Bishop emeritus of Benguela (Angola)

Sapientia

Born:1939.05.16 (Lugo di Valpantena di Grezzana, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.03
Created Cardinal:2019.10.05

Coadjutor Bishop of Saurimo (Angola) (1995.12.15 – 1997.01.15)

Bishop of Saurimo (Angola) (1997.01.15 – 2008.02.18)

Bishop of Benguela (Angola) (2008.02.18 – 2018.03.26)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Anastasia (2019.10.05 [2019.11.17] – ...)

Bishop Pedro Marcos Ribeiro da CostaPermalink
(1979.05.16 – 1997.01.15)

Born:1921.10.21 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1949.01.23
Consecrated Bishop:1977.03.20
Died:2010.09.02 († 88)

Bishop of Henrique de Carvalho (Angola) (1977.02.03 – 1979.05.16)

Bishop of Saurimo (Angola) (1979.05.16 – 1997.01.15)

Bishops of Henrique de Carvalho (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Marcos Ribeiro da CostaPermalink
(1977.02.03 – 1979.05.16)

(see above)

Bishop Manuel Franklin da Costa (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

Born:1921.08.31 (Angola)
Ordained Priest:1948.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.14
Died:2003.07.17 († 81)

Bishop of Henrique de Carvalho (Angola) (1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huambo (Angola) (1977.02.03 – 1986.09.12)

President of Episcopal Conference of Angola and São Tomé (1982 – 1990)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubango (Angola) (1986.09.12 – 1997.01.15)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 77,600 km²

Population: 71,014 Catholics (13.5% of 527,077 total) (2020)

Statistics: 7 parishes, 6 missions, 19 priests (11 diocesan, 8 religious), 47 lay religious (20 brothers, 27 sisters), 18 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Assunção (August 15)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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