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Diocese of Menongue

Dioecesis Menonguensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mário Lucunde, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 16 May 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lubango
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Angola
  • Square Kilometers: 213,309 (82,390 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 12, Menongue, Angola
  • Telephone: (049)800.95

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Serpa Pinto
10 August 1975ErectedDiocese of Nova Lisboa
Diocese of Sá da Bandeira
Diocese of Serpa Pinto (erected)
Diocese of Menongue
16 May 1979Name ChangedDiocese of Serpa Pinto Diocese of Menongue

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Menongue
198087,387180,78748.3%42614,564299ap1981
199095,500282,00033.9%51615,91621010ap1991
1999165,000345,00047.8%831115,00041711ap2000
2000150,000450,00033.3%831113,63631611ap2001
2001150,000450,00033.3%53818,75032021ap2002
2002150,000500,00030.0%63916,66642511ap2003
2003200,000500,00040.0%931216,66642911ap2004
2004150,000500,00030.0%1031311,53842722ap2005

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


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