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Diocese of Kahama

Dioecesis Kahamaensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ludovick Joseph Minde, O.S.S., Bishop
  • Matthew Shija, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 November 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tabora
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 19,946 (7,704 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 400, Kahama, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (028)27.10.177

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 November 1983ErectedArchdiocese of Tabora Diocese of Kahama (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199062,958510,75212.3%163193,3133197ap1991
199992,571793,98911.7%176234,0246267ap2000
200090,422952,3489.5%146204,5216207ap2001
2001105,9481,043,07910.2%157224,8157237ap2002
2002119,767968,28612.4%198274,4358227ap2003
2003110,7051,088,87510.2%179264,25792410ap2004
2004112,5791,139,9339.9%1614303,75214219ap2005
2006255,3701,225,20820.8%1617337,738172517ap2007
2011338,5811,383,00024.5%2121428,061213818ap2012

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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