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Roman Catholic Diocese of Same

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Metropolitan  Arusha
Pope  Francis
Area  10,000 kmĀ²
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Kimaryo
Country  Tanzania
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 562,950 70,490 (12.5%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arusha

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Same (Latin: Dioecesis Samensis) is a diocese located in the Same District in the ecclesiastical province of Arusha in Tanzania.

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History

  • December 10, 1963: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Same from the Diocese of Moshi
  • February 3, 1977: Promoted as Diocese of Same
  • Leadership

  • Prefects Apostolic of Same (Roman rite)
  • Fr. Henry J. Winkelmolen, C.S.Sp. (3 January 1964 Appointed - 1977 Died)
  • Bishops of Same (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu (12 Feb 1979 Appointed - 28 Nov 1998 Appointed, Bishop of Arusha)
  • Bishop Jacob Venance Koda (16 March 1999 Appointed - 15 April 2010 Resigned)
  • Bishop Rogatus Kimaryo, C.S.Sp. (30 April 2010 Appointed-)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Same Wikipedia


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