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Diocese of Gurué

Dioecesis Guruensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 December 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Beira
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 42,451 (16,396 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bispado, C.P. 116, Gurue, Zambezia, Mocambique
  • Telephone: 24.91.00.28
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 December 1993ErectedDiocese of Quelimane Diocese of Gurué (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999192,5001,150,00016.7%924335,833313013ap2000
2000212,0001,175,00018.0%1323365,888312213ap2001
2001227,0001,175,00019.3%1722395,820292413ap2002
2002259,5001,200,00021.6%2317406,487302213ap2003
2003234,6001,400,00016.8%2436603,9103411315ap2004
2004239,0001,428,00016.7%269356,828112114ap2005
2006247,0001,482,00016.7%1918376,675242215ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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