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Diocese of Karonga

Dioecesis Karongana



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 July 2010
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lilongwe
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malawi
  • Square Kilometers: 12,000 (4,635 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 140, Karonga, Malawi
  • Telephone: 888.854.305

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 July 2010ErectedDiocese of Mzuzu Diocese of Karonga (erected)
9 February 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Karonga (from Blantyre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
201061,000400,00015.3%96154,0665405bul21Jul2010
201262,000382,00016.2%12125,1665206ap2013
201363,500395,00016.1%11115,7725196ap2014
201654,801432,00012.7%151163,4256196ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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