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Diocese of Inhambane

Dioecesis Inhambanianus



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Bishop(s)

  • Adriano Langa, O.F.M., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 August 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maputo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 72,134 (27,861 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bispado, Caixa Postal 178, Rua Comandante Matos s/n, Inhambane, Mocambique
  • Telephone: 293.20.942
  • Fax: 293.20.869

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 August 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Lourenço Marques Diocese of Inhambane (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970166,874760,03322.0%340433,88057573ap1971
1980191,000858,00022.3%181810,611243521ap1981
1990187,9141,281,00014.7%151512,527162721ap1991
1999230,8751,111,43920.8%4182210,494285021ap2000
2000234,1611,168,36920.0%725327,317295221ap2001
2001238,9561,123,07921.3%822307,965266821ap2002
2002245,7001,291,01019.0%828366,825377421ap2003
2003267,3081,391,01019.2%828367,425317421ap2004
2004260,7411,391,01018.7%928377,047317422ap2005
2006263,7171,316,78320.0%528337,991317922ap2007

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


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