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Diocese of Mbanza Congo

Dioecesis Mbanzacongensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vicente Carlos Kiaziku, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop
  • Serafim Shyngo-Ya-Hombo, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 November 1984
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Luanda
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Angola
  • Square Kilometers: 39,459 (15,241 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 3579, Luanda, Angola
  • Telephone: (02)443.686
  • Fax: 234.30.93

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 November 1984ErectedDiocese of Uije Diocese of Mbanza Congo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990132,000256,00051.6%8816,5009295ap1991
1997146,000286,00051.0%314178,58821396ap2000
2000148,000291,00050.9%491311,38412306ap2001
2001280,500674,10041.6%4141815,58321396ap2002
2002215,100544,10039.5%691514,34012336ap2004
2004338,200674,30050.2%591424,15714336ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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