Roman Catholic Diocese of Chimoio

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chimoio (Latin: Cimoian(us) is a diocese located in the city of Chimoio in the Ecclesiastical province of Beira in Mozambique.

Diocese of Chimoio

Dioecesis Cimoianus
Location
Country Mozambique
MetropolitanBeira
Statistics
Area61,661 km2 (23,807 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
1,301,000
90,462 (7.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJoão Carlos Hatoa Nunes
Bishops emeritusFrancisco João Silota, M. Afr.

HistoryEdit

  • November 19, 1990: Established as Diocese of Chimoio from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beira

BishopsEdit

  • Bishops of Chimoio (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Francisco João Silota, M. Afr. (19 November 1990 - 2 January 2017)
    • João Carlos Hatoa Nunes (2 January 2017 – Present)

Other priest of this diocese who became bishopEdit

See alsoEdit

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Coordinates: 19°07′S 33°27′E / 19.117°S 33.450°E / -19.117; 33.450 (Chimoio)