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Diocese of Singida

Dioecesis Singidaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 March 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dodoma
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 49,341 (19,057 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 487, Singida, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (026)250.2299
  • Fax: 250.2534

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 March 1972ErectedDiocese of Dodoma
Diocese of Mbeya
Diocese of Mbulu
Archdiocese of Tabora
Diocese of Singida (erected)
6 November 2014Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Singida (from Tabora)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198069,419635,00010.9%822302,313234312ap1981
199089,428826,00010.8%1427412,1812711418ap1991
1999129,1101,000,00012.9%3520552,3473717616ap2000
2000130,2391,200,00010.9%3620562,3253717616ap2001
2001135,3431,200,00011.3%3320532,5533918616ap2002
2002136,1131,200,00011.3%3521562,4303817817ap2003
2003139,3641,203,90011.6%3421552,5334026617ap2004
2004143,2201,205,01711.9%3520552,6044034718ap2005
2010168,7811,388,00012.2%4719662,5573734420ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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