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Diocese of

Solwezi

Zambia Zambia

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 125,827 km²

Population: 106,200 Catholics (10.5% of 1,015,300 total) (2018)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 1 mission, 49 priests (26 diocesan, 23 religious), 84 lay religious (26 brothers, 58 sisters), 24 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lusaka

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.03.23 – ...):Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (52)Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (52)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa

Vice-President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops

Ordinaries

Bishops of Solwezi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (52)Bishop Charles Joseph Sampa Kasonde (52)Permalink
(2010.03.23 – ...)

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia)
President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa
Vice-President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops

Evangelizatio integra populi Dei

Born:1968.12.14 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:2001.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.29

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (2010.03.23 – ...)

President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (2018.07.21 – ...)

Vice-President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (2021.05.04 – ...)

Archbishop Alick Banda (57)Bishop Alick Banda (57) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.11.14 – 2010.02.13)

Archbishop Alick Banda (57)Bishop Alick Banda (57) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2007.05.30 – 2009.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lusaka (Zambia)

Restaurare omnia in Christo

Born:1963.11.15 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1994.08.07
Consecrated Bishop:2007.07.29

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (2007.05.30 – 2009.11.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Ndola (Zambia) (2009.11.14 – 2010.01.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (2009.11.14 – 2010.02.13)

Bishop of Ndola (Zambia) (2010.01.16 – 2018.01.30)

Vice-President of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (2014.07 – 2017.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lusaka (Zambia) (2018.01.30 – ...)

Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (79)Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2004.10.01 – 2007.05.30)

Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (79)Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (79)Permalink
(1995.07.10 – 2004.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Ndola (Zambia)

Born:1941.12.14 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.10

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (1993.12.21 – 1995.07.10)

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (1995.07.10 – 2004.10.01)

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (2004.10.01 – 2007.05.30)

Bishop of Ndola (Zambia) (2004.10.01 – 2010.01.16)

Bishop Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (79)Fr. Noel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A. (79) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1993.12.21 – 1995.07.10)

Bishop Severinah Abdon Potani, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1976.12.09 – 1993.12.26)

Born:1919.06.30 (Zambia)
Ordained Priest:1949.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.02.20
Died:1993.12.26 († 74)

Apostolic Administrator of Solwezi (Zambia) (1970.06.09 – 1976.12.09)

Bishop of Solwezi (Zambia) (1976.12.09 – 1993.12.26)

Prefects Apostolic of Solwezi (Roman Rite)

Fr. Severinah Abdon Potani, O.F.M. Conv. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970.06.09 – 1976.12.09)

Fr. Anselm Myers, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1969 – 1970.06.09)

Pro-Prefect Apostolic of Solwezi (Zambia) (1969 – 1970.06.09)

Fr. Rupert Hillerich, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1959 – 1969)

Died:1969

Prefect Apostolic of Solwezi (Zambia) (1959 – 1969)


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