Roman Catholic Diocese of Mpanda


Roman Catholic Diocese of Mpanda

Infobox Diocese| jurisdiction=Diocese
name=Mpanda
latin=Dioecesis Kigomaënsis
country=Tanzania
metropolitan=Tabora
rite=Latin Rite
area= 46,346
population= 423,869
population_as_of= 2004
catholics= 266,016
catholics_percent= 62.8
bishop= William Pascal Kikoti

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

History

* October 23, 2000: Established as Diocese of Mpanda from the Diocese of Sumbawanga

pecial Churches

The Cathedral is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Mpanda.

Leadership

* Bishops of Mpanda (Roman rite)
** Bishop William Pascal Kikoti (since October 23, 2000)

ee also

*Roman Catholicism in Tanzania

ource

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/mpan0.htm Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dmpan.html Catholic Hierarchy]


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