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Diocese of Xai-Xai

Dioecesis Xai-Xaiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Lucio Andrice Muandula, Bishop
  • Júlio Duarte Langa, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 1 October 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maputo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 75,709 (29,242 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bispado, Av. 1 de Majo 39, C.P. 174, Xai-Xai, Mocambique
  • Telephone: 282.22.163
  • Fax: 282.22.298

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of João Belo
19 June 1970ErectedArchdiocese of Lourenço Marques Diocese of João Belo (erected)
Diocese of Xai-Xai
1 October 1976Name ChangedDiocese of João Belo Diocese of Xai-Xai

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of João Belo
1970150,000650,00023.1%335383,947ap1971
Diocese of Xai-Xai
1980192,000908,00021.1%2121413,714132918ap1981
1990194,0481,039,00018.7%1101117,640123418ap1991
1999204,4301,087,00018.8%5111612,776163534ap2000
2000202,9901,108,00018.3%6111711,940115134ap2001
2001131,3931,129,00011.6%814225,972146722ap2002
2002135,2821,087,00012.4%1212245,636154728ap2003
2003136,8921,266,43110.8%1115265,265155834ap2004
2004174,2291,289,00013.5%1213256,969164921ap2005
2010277,2811,552,78617.9%11142511,091166326ap2011

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


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