Roman Catholic Diocese of Mbeya

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Diocese of Mbeya

Dioecesis Mbeyaënsis
Location
CountryTanzania
MetropolitanSongea
Statistics
Area60,348 km2 (23,300 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,867,975
248,238 (13.3%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mbeya (Latin: Dioecesis Mbeyaënsis) is a diocese located in Mbeya in the Ecclesiastical province of Songea in Tanzania.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Mbeya (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Mbeya (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Anthony van Oorschoot, M. Afr. (1949.07.14 – 1953.03.25)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Tukuyu (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Anthony van Oorschoot, M. Afr. (1947 – 1949.07.14)
    • Fr. Ludovico Haag, M. Afr. (1938.04.08 – 1947)
  • Ecclesiastical Superiors of Tukuyu (Roman rite)

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