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Diocese of Mahenge

Dioecesis Mahengensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Agapiti Ndorobo, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 April 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 25,253 (9,753 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, Kwiro, P.O. Box 102, Mahenge, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (023)262.0342
  • Fax: 262.0319

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 April 1964ErectedArchdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam Diocese of Mahenge (erected)
14 January 2012Territory LostDiocese of Mahenge Diocese of Ifakara (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197091,683178,71651.3%1046561,637788922ap1971
1980102,350253,00040.5%2423472,177539222ap1981
1990156,607256,26861.1%329413,8194415530ap1991
1999261,610423,07661.8%4611574,5893520724ap2000
2000287,590424,21867.8%4811594,8742720325ap2001
2001327,894458,77471.5%5013635,2042420427ap2002
2002438,047498,63587.8%5020706,2573120529ap2003
2003458,130522,75987.6%6021815,6553422730ap2004
2004465,696531,23787.7%6220825,6793523532ap2005
2010474,820649,23973.1%6727945,0514127236ap2011
2012200,000277,22172.1%383414,87836719bul:14Jan2012

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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