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Diocese of Zanzibar

Dioecesis Zanzibarensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 28 March 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Dar-es-Salaam
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 2,332 (900 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 294, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (024)2230.611
  • Fax: 2238.719

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba
12 December 1964ErectedApostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba (erected)
Diocese of Zanzibar
28 March 1980ElevatedApostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba Diocese of Zanzibar

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Zanzibar e Pemba
19704,253546,491.8%331,417ap1971
Diocese of Zanzibar
19804,788489,0001.0%4159571134ap1981
199010,051506,0002.0%7181,2562216ap1991
199913,600940,5781.4%131149711356ap2000
200013,920968,7951.4%131149941387ap2001
200114,535986,8601.5%145197656437ap2002
200215,0721,052,0001.4%197265797447ap2003
200315,8521,100,0001.4%174217545447ap2004
20049,900990,9001.0%154195215487ap2005
201012,7941,221,0001.0%1822063966487ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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