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Diocese of Chimoio

Dioecesis Cimoianus



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Bishop(s)

  • Francisco Joćo Silota, M. Afr., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 November 1990
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Beira
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 61,661 (23,816 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bispado, C.P. 461, Chimoio, Mocambique
  • Telephone: 251.23.347
  • Fax: 251.22.022

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 November 1990ErectedArchdiocese of Beira Diocese of Chimoio (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199051,000700,0007.3%886,37592013ap1991
199964,6681,000,0006.5%411154,311124815ap2000
200067,2831,000,0006.7%310135,175325014ap2001
200169,3391,000,5006.9%315183,852374915ap2002
200271,2131,001,0007.1%618242,967404515ap2003
200372,6481,002,5007.2%416203,632335415ap2004
200474,8291,006,0007.4%418223,401395615ap2005
200678,2491,115,0007.0%320233,402365615ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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