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Diocese of Pemba

Dioecesis Pembanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 17 September 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nampula
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 82,625 (31,913 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Paco Episcopal, C.P. 12, Pemba, Cabo Delgado, Mocambique
  • Telephone: (072)20337
  • Fax: 20335

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Porto Amélia
5 April 1957ErectedDiocese of Nampula Diocese of Porto Amélia (erected)
Diocese of Pemba
17 September 1976Name ChangedDiocese of Porto Amélia Diocese of Pemba

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Porto Amélia
1970100,697632,15815.9%541462,18949697ap1971
Diocese of Pemba
1980208,0001,461,00014.2%4121613,000163113ap1981
1990308,7051,876,00016.5%561128,06493225ap1991
1997371,5782,000,00018.6%1372018,578103315ap2000
2000374,8731,400,00026.8%1351820,82672913ap2001
2001380,0001,400,00027.1%1351821,11174014ap2002
2002382,6762,000,00019.1%1361920,14084714ap2003
2003406,0002,120,00019.2%1372020,300104715ap2004
2004400,0001,400,00028.6%1271921,05296814ap2005

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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