Diocese of MOSHI

Area Sq Kilometres  5,020 (1,938 Square Miles)

Population  1,092,000

No. Catholics  785,000

Historical Notes

On 13 September 1910 was erected from Vicariate Apostolic of Bagamoyo to Vicariate Apostolic of Kilimanjaro. On 28 January 1935, Territory Lost from Prefecture Apostolic of Iringa Vicariate Apostolic of Kilimanjaro to Ptefecture Apostolic of Dodoma. On 14 April 1943 Territory Lost from Prefecture Apostolic of Dodoma Vicariate Apostolic of Kilimanjaro to Prefecture Apostolic of Mbulu. On 18 April 1950 Territory Lost from Vicariate Apostolic of Kilimanjaro to Prefecture Apostolic of Tanga. On 25 March 1953 was Elevated Vicariate Apostolic of Kilimanjaro to Diocese of Moshi. On 1 March 1953 Territory Lost from Diocese of Moshi to Diocese of Arusha. On 10 December 1963 Territory Lost from Diocese of Moshi to Prefecture Apostolic of Same.

Address:

P. O. Box 3011, Moshi

Tel: +255272752089

Fax: +255272750934

E-mail: bishopshouse_moshi@yahoo.com

Website: http// www.moshidiocese.org/

 

CDNK Sisters – Bishop’s House Moshi

 

Diocesan Chancery

P. Box 3041 Moshi

Tel: +255272752127

Fax: +255272751982

E-mail: catdi.moshi@gmail.com

 

Predecessors:

Marie-Joseph-Aloys Munsch, C.S.Sp. † (13 Sep 1910 Appointed - 16 Jan 1922 Resigned)

Henry Aloysius Gogarty, C.S.Sp. † (23 Dec 1923 Appointed - 8 Dec 1931 Died)

Joseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp. † (29 Nov 1932 Appointed - 15 May 1959 Retired)

Joseph Kilasara, C.S.Sp. † (12 Jan 1960 Appointed - 3 Nov 1966 Resigned)

Joseph Sipendi † (11 Jan 1968 Appointed - 29 Apr 1985 Died)

Amedeus Msarikie † (21 Mar 1986 Appointed - 21 Nov 2007 Retired)

Isaac Amani Massawe (21 Nov 2007 Appointed - )

 

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