Roman Catholic Diocese of Kigoma

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kigoma (Latin: Dioecesis Kigomaënsis) is a diocese located in Kigoma in the Ecclesiastical province of Tabora in Tanzania. Because of the appointment of Bishop Protase Rugambwa as an Archbishop ad personam (given the personal title of archbishop with the position of Deputy Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and President of the Pontifical Mission Societies) by Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, the Diocese became a vacant see (sede vacante).[1]

Diocese of Kigoma

Dioecesis Kigomaënsis
Location
Country Tanzania
MetropolitanTabora
Statistics
Area42,000 km2 (16,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
1,680,009
409,900 (24.4%)
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RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJoseph R. Mlola, ALCP/OSS

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