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Roman Catholic Diocese of Mtwara

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Metropolitan  Songea
Pope  Francis
Country  Tanzania
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  7,780 km²
Bishop  Titus Joseph Mdoe
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 689,164 62,273 (9.0%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Songea

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Mtwara (Latin: Dioecesis Mtuaranus) is a diocese located in Mtwara in the Ecclesiastical province of Songea in Tanzania.

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History

  • December 22, 1931: Established as Territorial Abbacy of Mtwara from the Diocese of Lindi
  • December 18, 1972: Promoted as Diocese of Mtwara
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Mtwara (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Titus Joseph Mdoe (since 2015.10.15)
  • Bishop Gabriel Mmole (1988.03.12 - 2015.10.15)
  • Bishop Maurus Libaba (1972.12.18 – 1986.10.17)
  • Territorial Abbots of Mtwara (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Anthony Victor Hälg, O.S.B. (1949.12.15 – 1972)
  • Bishop Joachim Ammann, O.S.B. (1932.05.29 – 1948.12.15)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Mtwara Wikipedia


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