Gabriel Mmole

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Gabriel Mmole (1939 – 15 May 2019) was a Tanzanian Roman Catholic prelate. Born in Nangoo, Mmole was ordained to the priesthood in 1971. He was appointed Bishop of Mtwara in 1988 and served until Pope Francis accepted his resignation on 15 October 2015 and named Titus Joseph Mdoe [de] to succeed him.[1]

Mmole died following a long illness on 15 May 2019 in Mtwara, at the age of 80.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rinunce e nomine, 15.10.2015" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  2. ^ Mjigwa, Padre Richard A. (15 May 2019). "Askofu Gabriel Mmole amefariki dunia, kuzikwa 21 Mei 2019" (in Swahili). Vatican Media. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Askofu mstaafu Mmole afariki dunia, kuzikwa Mei 21". Mwananchi (in Swahili). 15 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.