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Diocese of Ondjiva

Dioecesis Ondiivanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Pio Hipunyati, Bishop
  • Fernando Guimarães Kevanu, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 16 May 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lubango
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Angola
  • Square Kilometers: 83,900 (32,406 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: c/o C.P. 231, Lubango, Angola
  • Telephone: (065)50.048

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Pereira de Eça
10 August 1975ErectedDiocese of Nova Lisboa
Diocese of Sá da Bandeira
Diocese of Pereira de Eça (erected)
Diocese of Ondjiva
16 May 1979Name ChangedDiocese of Pereira de Eça Diocese of Ondjiva

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Ondjiva
198037,800164,00023.0%7184,7251188ap1981
1990165,000215,00076.7%21355,0001109ap1991
1999496,015673,00073.7%731049,6014336ap2000
2000552,027790,45869.8%741150,1845384ap2001
2001500,334790,45863.3%551050,0336334ap2002
2002519,893790,55865.8%54957,7655324ap2003
2003534,823805,55866.4%72959,42433514ap2004
2004541,668812,38166.7%1241633,85453814ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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