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Diocese of Nacala

Dioecesis Nacalanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Germano Grachane, C.M., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 October 1991
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nampula
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 26,000 (10,042 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 153, Nacala [Nampula], Mocambique
  • Telephone: (06)52.00.49
  • Fax: 52.00.48

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 October 1991ErectedArchdiocese of Nampula Diocese of Nacala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999258,6622,077,56212.5%523289,237276522ap2000
2000268,1752,077,56212.9%622289,577276222ap2001
2001268,1752,077,56212.9%622289,577276322ap2002
2002270,0002,080,00013.0%531367,500376522ap2003
2003271,0002,100,00012.9%729367,527346422ap2004
2004276,0002,100,00013.1%727348,117385322ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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