Diocese of NJOMBE

Area Sq. Kilometres  20,860 (8,057 Square Miles)

Population   719 151

No. Catholics  265 146

Catechists 481

Historical Notes

It was established on February 16, 1968 as Diocese of Njombe from the Diocese of Iringa and Territorial Abbacy of Peramiho

Ordinary:

The Right Rev. Alfred L. Maluma was born on 12th December 1955 at Lukani, Igwachanya Parish, in the Diocese of Njombe. Ordained Priest on 17th November 1985. Appointed Bishop of Njombe on 08th June 2002. Consecrated and installed on 01st September 2002.

Address:

Bishop’s House

P.O. Box 54, Njombe

Tel: Office  026-2782033

Fax: 026-2782402, E-mail: almleonh@gmail.com.

Residence:

Bishop’s House

P.O. Box 54, NJOMBE

Tel: Office: 029-2782033, Fax: 026-2782402

E-mail: njombxe03@gmail.com

Predecessors:

  • Bishop Alfred Leonhard Maluma (since June 8, 2002)
  • Bishop Raymond Mwanyika (January 16, 1971 – June 8, 2002)*

*Fr. Bruno Zwissler OSB (Apostolic Administrator February 16, 1968- January 16, 1971)

 

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