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Diocese of Mangochi

Dioecesis Mangociensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Montfort Stima (Sitima), Bishop
  • Alessandro Pagani, S.M.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 17 September 1973
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Blantyre
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Malawi
  • Square Kilometers: 11,385 (4,397 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 44, Mangochi, Malawi
  • Telephone: 594.462
  • Fax: 594.676

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston
29 May 1969ErectedDiocese of Zomba Prefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston (erected)
Diocese of Mangochi
17 September 1973ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston Diocese of Mangochi

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Fort Johnston
197055,000430,00012.8%18183,055188ap1971
Diocese of Mangochi
198078,001718,00010.9%423272,888263613ap1981
1990120,338796,00015.1%1526412,935555813ap1991
1999172,9211,100,00015.7%3822602,882655414ap2000
2000190,0431,130,00016.8%4223652,923605115ap2001
2001195,9671,134,00017.3%4227692,840694915ap2002
2002200,5471,150,50017.4%5023732,747705316ap2003
2003203,8891,180,00017.3%4622682,998725616ap2004
2004217,7151,210,00018.0%4822703,110785319ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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