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Diocese of Singida

Dioecesis Singidaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 March 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tabora
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 49,341 (19,057 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 487, Singida, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (026)250.2299
  • Fax: 250.2534

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 March 1972ErectedDiocese of Dodoma
Diocese of Mbeya
Diocese of Mbulu
Archdiocese of Tabora
Diocese of Singida (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
198069,419635,00010.9%822302,313234312ap1981
199089,428826,00010.8%1427412,1812711418ap1991
1999129,1101,000,00012.9%3520552,3473717616ap2000
2000130,2391,200,00010.9%3620562,3253717616ap2001
2001135,3431,200,00011.3%3320532,5533918616ap2002
2002136,1131,200,00011.3%3521562,4303817817ap2003
2003139,3641,203,90011.6%3421552,5334026617ap2004
2004143,2201,205,01711.9%3520552,6044034718ap2005
2010168,7811,388,00012.2%4719662,5573734420ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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