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Diocese of Quelimane

Dioecesis Quelimanensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 October 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Beira
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Mozambique
  • Square Kilometers: 62,557 (24,162 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 292, Quelimane, Mocambique
  • Telephone: 24.21.20.47
  • Fax: 24.21.33.99

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 October 1954ErectedDiocese of Beira Diocese of Quelimane (erected)
6 December 1993Territory LostDiocese of Quelimane Diocese of Gurué (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970131,3841,585,6348.3%979881,4931001486ap1971
1980181,0102,100,1268.6%68682,661836531ap1981
1990280,7832,705,00010.4%258604,679714636ap1991
1999543,0002,224,00024.4%10273714,675518020ap2000
2000563,5702,275,00024.8%11294014,089536522ap2001
2001532,961700,50376.1%17335010,659626022ap2002
2002632,900700,60090.3%1856748,552867822ap2003
2003700,032800,01087.5%18385612,500768222ap2004
2004714,000816,00087.5%20375712,526739222ap2005
2010806,000922,00087.4%22386013,4339110922ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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