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Diocese of Geita

Dioecesis Geitaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 November 1984
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mwanza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 10,697 (4,131 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 120, Geita, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (028)2520.120
  • Fax: 2520.208

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 November 1984ErectedDiocese of Mwanza Diocese of Geita (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199077,680743,31210.5%612184,31515368ap1991
1999140,281879,90215.9%116178,2517349ap2000
2000145,721879,90216.6%146207,2867359ap2001
2001215,9461,136,39319.0%1451911,3656419ap2002
2002176,9001,171,94315.1%145199,3106359ap2003
2003220,9501,214,11118.2%1732011,0474379ap2004
2004232,4581,226,49919.0%1711812,9142419ap2005
2006254,8121,273,00020.0%1331615,92544210ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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