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Diocese of Masvingo

Dioecesis Masvingensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 February 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bulawayo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Zimbabwe
  • Square Kilometers: 70,000 (27,037 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1400, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
  • Telephone: (039)63.457
  • Fax: 63.541

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 February 1999ErectedDiocese of Gweru Diocese of Masvingo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999102,0001,180,0008.6%2716432,3722613214ap2000
2000134,8621,200,00011.2%2312353,853188718ap2001
2001142,5071,284,04511.1%2412363,9581810218ap2002
2002150,9181,385,00010.9%279364,1921310118ap2003
2003160,9181,231,98213.1%289374,3491310118ap2004
2004181,2341,312,48413.8%288365,034129719ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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