Diocese of MPANDA

Area Sq Kilometers 46,346 (17,901 Square Miles)

Population 609,327.

No. Catholics 329,622.

 

Historical Notes

 

The Catholic Diocese of Mpanda is located in Mpanda in the Ecclesiastical province of Tabora in Tanzania. On October 23, 2000 it was Established as Diocese of Mpanda from the Diocese of Sumbawanga

 

Ordinary:

 

The Rt.Rev.Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga; born on 3rd November, 1966 at Vwawa in the Diocese of Mbeya , ordained priest on  11th July, 1996 at Vwawa Parish in the diocese of Mbeya. He was appointed bishop of Mpanda on 17th  February, 2014 to succeed the late bishop Pascal William Kikoti who passed away on 28th  August, 2012  at Bugando Hospital in Mwanza.He was installed to the See on the 4th May,2014.

 

Address:

Bishop’s House

P.O.Box 408

Mpanda – Katavi

Tel.025 – 2820110(Residence)

     025 – 2820138(Office)

Fax.025 – 025 – 280127

E-mail:gnyaisonga@yahoo.com

 

Predecessors:

William Pascal Kikoti† (23 Oct 2000 Appointed - 28 Aug 2012 Died)

Gervas John Mwasikwabhila Nyaisonga (17 Feb 2014 Appointed - )

 

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