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Diocese of Tete

Dioecesis Tetiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Inácio Saure, I.M.C., Bishop
  • Paulo Mandlate, S.S.S., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 May 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Beira
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 100,715 (38,901 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 218, Tete, Mocambique
  • Telephone: 252.23.017; 252.23.351
  • Fax: 252.23.091

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 May 1962ErectedDiocese of Beira Diocese of Tete (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196985,036545,48715.6%351541,574797217ap1971
1980112,000639,00017.5%117186,222254826ap1981
1990124,000918,00013.5%1111210,333163625ap1991
1999237,4601,200,00019.8%718259,498225425ap2000
2000237,5001,200,00019.8%717249,895215425ap2001
2001238,0001,210,00019.7%6152111,333194525ap2002
2002239,0001,210,00019.8%5182310,391244725ap2003
2003240,0001,210,00019.8%4192310,434215225ap2004
2004245,0001,210,00020.2%3202310,652255326ap2005
2010267,4921,593,25816.8%531367,430355526ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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