Roman Catholic Diocese of Sumbe

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sumbe (Latin: Dioecesis Sumbensis) is a diocese located in the city of Sumbe in the Ecclesiastical province of Luanda in Angola.


  • August 10, 1975: Established as Diocese of Ngunza from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Luanda
  • February 3, 1977: Renamed as Diocese of Novo Redondo
  • October 22, 2006: Renamed as Diocese of Sumbe

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral of the diocese is Sé Catedral de Nossa Senhora da Conceição (Cathedral Church of the Conception of Our Lady) in Sumbe.


  • Bishops of Novo Redondo (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Ngunza (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Zacarias Kamwenho (1975.08.10 – 1977.02.03)

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