Roman Catholic Diocese of Mutare

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Diocese of Mutare
Dioecesis Mutarensis
Location
Country Zimbabwe
Territory Districts of Maungwe, Mutasa, Mutare, Nyanga, Chimanimani, Chipinge
Ecclesiastical province Harare
Deaneries Mutasa, Rusape, Nyanga
Statistics
Area 32,202 km2 (12,433 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,925,455
128,120 (6.7%)
Parishes 26
Schools 42
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established February 15, 1957
Cathedral Holy Trinity
Patron saint Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Paul Horan, O.Carm
Metropolitan Archbishop Robert Ndlovu

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mutare (Latin: Mutaren(sis)) is a suffragan diocese in the city of Mutare in the ecclesiastical province of Harare in Zimbabwe.

History[edit]

  • February 2, 1953: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Umtali from the Apostolic Vicariate of Fort Victoria and Apostolic Vicariate of Salisbury
  • February 15, 1957: Promoted as Diocese of Umtali
  • June 25, 1982: Renamed as Diocese of Mutare

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