Roman Catholic Diocese of Kahama


Roman Catholic Diocese of Kahama

Infobox Diocese| jurisdiction=Diocese
name=Kahama
latin=Dioecesis Kahamaënsis
country=Tanzania
metropolitan=Tabora
rite=Latin Rite
area= 19,946
population= 1,139,933
population_as_of= 2004
catholics= 112,579
catholics_percent= 9.9
bishop=Ludovic Minde, O.S.S.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kahama (Latin: "Kahamaën(sis)") is a diocese located in Kahama in the Ecclesiastical province of Tabora in Tanzania.

History

* November 11, 1983: Established as Diocese of Kahama from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Tabora

Leadership

* Bishops of Kahama (Roman rite)
** Bishop Ludovic Minde, O.S.S. (since April 24, 2001)
** Bishop Matthew Shija (November 11, 1983 – April 24, 2001)

ee also

*Roman Catholicism in Tanzania

ource

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/kaha0.htm Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dkaha.html Catholic Hierarchy]


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